How to make Lemon Cream Scones -

Lemon flavoured scones served with lemon cream – refreshingly delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lemon zest (लेमन ज़ेस्ट / नींबु की छाल), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Lemon Cream Scones

Lemon Cream Scones Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon Cream Scones Recipe

  • Lemon zest ½

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ½ cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Fresh cream ¼ cup

  • Edible colourful sprinklers to sprinkle

  • Lemon cream

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Powdered sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Dust a baking tray with some flour.

Step 2

Take flour in a bowl. Add castor sugar, baking powder, salt, lemon zest and butter and mix. Break an egg and mix well.

Step 3

Add cream and knead into stiff dough. Divide the dough into large equal portions.

Step 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.

Step 5

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 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.

Step 7

Pile scones on a serving platter, drizzle lemon cream on top of them.

Step 8

Sprinkle some edible colour sprinklers on top and serve.

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