Lemon Drizzle Scones

Lemon Drizzle Scones
Serves 6 Prepare in 10 - 15 mins Cook in 25mins


  • Scones
  • 450g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting
  • 350 g caster sugar
  • 250g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • Splash milk
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Icing
  • 500g icing sugar
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Step 1. Heat oven to 160C
  2. Step 2. Tip the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, margarine, lemon zest and rub together into fine crumbs.
  3. Step 3. Add lemon juice, eggs and splash of milk. Mix until you have a dough.
  4. Step 4. Scatter some flour onto the work surface and tip the dough out.
  5. Step 5. Dust the dough and your hands with a little more flour, then fold the dough over 2-3 times until it’s a little smoother.
  6. Step 6. Pat into a round about 4cm deep.
  7. Step 7. Take a 5 cm cutter and dip it into some flour. Cut rounds until you finish the dough.
  8. Step 8. Press the remainder of the dough together and repeat the process.
  9. Step 9. Brush the tops with beaten egg, then carefully place onto a hot baking tray.
  10. Step 10. Bake for 25 mins until risen and golden on the top.
  11. Step 11. Leave to cool.
  12. Step 12. Make the lemon icing by combining 500g icing sugar with 4 large tablespoons of fresh lemon juice.
  13. Step 13. Add a little more icing sugar or lemon juice as required, if the mixture is too thick/thin. 1
  14. Step 14. Pour the icing all over the scones.


  • Mrs Pauline Leather

    9th May 2016 at 3:30 pm

    I tried these in coffee shop while on holiday will be nice to try them home made delicious

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