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Lemon Olive Oil Scones with a Lemon Balsamic Glaze

I love the clean, subtle, tang of lemon in these scones. The square shape and sticky glaze make a beautiful presentation, and a unique addition to any brunch.

Lemon Olive Oil Scones with a Lemon Balsamic Glaze

By: Bekie A

1/3  cup lemon olive oil

1 egg 

4 tbsp butter

2/3 cups of half n half (or whole milk with 2 tbsp of butter)

2 tbsp water

3 cups self rising flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 tbsp salt

-Sift together dry ingredients. Soften butter and work into dry ingredients with a fork. Make a well in the dry ingredients. Mix together wet ingredients separately. Pour into dry. Mix together gently into a large disc. Don’t over mix. Using a square biscuit cutter (or any shape), cut into 8-12 scones. Brush with milk and place on a cooking stone or double-pan cookie sheet. 

Serves 8-12

Bake on 400  for 12-14 min

Icing glaze:

Lemon Balsamic Glaze

1 tsp Vanilla extract

3-4 Tbsp of Milk or water

1-2 Tbsp of Lemon Balsamic 

1 1/2 cups of Powdered sugar

–Mix together all ingredients with a whisk until there are no more lumps. While scones are hot, spoon or brush onto scones. Allow to set for 5 min before eating.