Lemon Cream Scones

Lemon flavoured scones served with lemon cream – refreshingly delicious. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Lemon Cream Scones
Main Ingredients Lemon zest, Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Lemon Cream Scones

  • ½ Lemon zest
  • 2 cups + for dusting Refined flour (maida)
  • ½ cup Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • a pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ cup Fresh cream
  • to sprinkle Edible colourful sprinklers
  • Lemon cream
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence


  1. Preheat oven to 180° C. Dust a baking tray with some flour.
  2. Take flour in a bowl. Add castor sugar, baking powder, salt, lemon zest and butter and mix. Break an egg and mix well.
  3. Add cream and knead into stiff dough. Divide the dough into large equal portions.
  4. Dust the worktop with some flour, place each portion and roll out to make ½ inch thick sheet. Cut each sheet into roundels with a medium sized cookie cutter and arrange them on the baking tray.
  5. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  6. To prepare lemon cream, take butter in another bowl. Add powdered sugar and whisk. Add lemon juice and whisk. Add vanilla essence and whisk.
  7. Pile scones on a serving platter, drizzle lemon cream on top of them.
  8. Sprinkle some edible colour sprinklers on top and serve.