Coconut Cherry Scones With Citrus Butter

Coconut Cherry Scones With Citrus Butter
25
2 Reviews
Tender, warm scones along with delightful citrus butter are a special treat for breakfast or anytime.
20 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
8 scones

Ingredients

Butter

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon
powdered sugar
1 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon
freshly grated orange zest

Scones

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
1/2 cup
dried cherries or sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1/3 cup
sweetened flaked coconut
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten
1 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon
coarse grain or decorator sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine all butter ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  4. Combine cherries, half & half, coconut, egg and lemon zest in another bowl. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until flour mixture is moistened.
  5. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 8 to 10 times. Pat dough into 7-inch circle. Place onto greased baking sheet. Cut into 8 wedges. (Do not separate.) Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut wedges apart; remove from baking sheet. Serve warm scones with citrus butter.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 scone with 1 tablespoon butter)

Calories
420
Cholesterol
95mg
Carbohydrates
41g
Protein
5g
Fat
26g
Sodium
410mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Made these for our anniversary brunch and they were snatched up before even I got one!! Everyone raved about them, even the guys. Serving them warm from the oven with the smell wafting through the room didn't hurt either.

Rating

Easy to make and absolutely delicious. My son requests these tasty treats once a week!

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