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Fast and Easy Thumbprint Scones

Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons  heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • jam, jelly, preserves or curd of your choice
  • sugar for dusting the tops


  • In small bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  • Cut in cold, cubed butter, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In small bowl, combine beaten egg, heavy cream, and lemon extract. Add to dry ingredients. Mix until moistened. Stir in lemon zest. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead gently 6 to 8 times, pat into a 6 inch circle, cut into 4 wedges. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper,
  • Lightly push thumb into each scone. Fill indentation with your favorite jam, jelly, preserves or lemon curd. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake at 425Âș for 15 minutes.