Lemon Glazed Apricot Scones

Lemon Glazed Apricot Scones
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These scones are perfect for a spring brunch.
30 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
20 scones

Ingredients

Scones

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
sugar
1 tablespoon
freshly grated lemon zest
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
cold Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into chunks
3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
3/4 cup
chopped dried apricots

Glaze

1 cup
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons
lemon juice

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, lemon zest, baking powder and salt in bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in whipping cream and chopped apricots.
  3. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 5-10 times. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. Shape each piece into 8-inch log; flatten each slightly. Cut each log into 5 equal pieces.
  4. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Move to cooling rack; cool completely.
  5. Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed until creamy. Spread or spoon over cooled scones.

Recipe Tips

Use kitchen shears to cut apricots or spray sharp knife with no-stick cooking spray to prevent sticking.

Nutrition Facts (1 scone)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
2g
Fat
9g
Sodium
150mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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