These delicious fruit scones made with lemonade are a delightful twist on the classic recipe.
Learn how to make them with this easy and scrumptious recipe. This simple recipe uses only 5 key ingredients to create a delightfully unique scone experience.

Forget the heavy cream and butter, these beauties get their flaky texture from a surprising secret weapon: lemonade! So ditch the ordinary and bake up a batch of these sun-kissed scones today. Your taste buds will thank you!

Yield: 8-10 scones

How to Make Delicious Lemonade Fruit Scones

Delicious Lemonade Fruit Scones

Enjoy a refreshing and delicious treat with these easy lemonade fruit scones.
This recipe is perfect for beginners and can be customised with your favourite fruits.
Get baking today!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sparkling lemonade
  • ½ cup of vanilla yoghurt
  • 3½ cups self-raising flour
  • ½ cup of dried fruit (Sultanas, Raisins, Blueberries or Chopped dates.)
  • 2 tbsp sugar.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C (428°F).
  2. Add flour, sugar dried fruit and wet ingredients to a bowl and mix with your hands until well combined and a thick dough has formed.
    Mixture will be soft.
  3. Place on a lightly floured board.
    Pat down the dough until it is 2½cm thick.
    Do not roll.
  4. Use a round cookie cutter or a glass to cut scones.
  5. Place them on a lined baking tray approximately 1cm apart.
  6. Brush tops with milk or a lightly beaten egg.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until tops are golden.

Notes

Other Scone Recipes


You could try these traditional NZ/Aussie scones or these tasty cheese scones are well worth a try.

FAQ

Can you use sugar free lemonade in scones?


Yes, you can use sugar-free lemonade in scones.
However, keep in mind that the taste and texture may be slightly different than if you were to use regular lemonade.
The result will not end up tasting quite as sweet as using full sugar, but still works well.

Can you freeze lemonade scones?


Yes, you can freeze your cooked scones for up to three months.
Defrost and re-heat in the microwave in a brown paper bag.

Why did my lemonade scones not rise?


There are a few reasons why your lemonade scones may not have risen properly.
One common issue is using expired or old self-raising flour.
Another possibility is overworking the dough, which can cause the scones to become dense and not rise properly.
Make sure to handle the dough gently and avoid overmixing.
Finally, check that your oven is at the correct temperature and that you are baking the scones for the recommended amount of time.

Why are my lemonade scones crumbly?


There are a few reasons why your scones may be crumbly.
One is that you may have overworked the dough, causing the gluten to develop too much.
Another is that you may have added too much flour, or not enough liquid.
Make sure to follow the recipe closely and handle the dough gently to avoid overworking it.

How long do lemonade scones keep?


Lemonade scones can last for up to 2-3 days if stored in an airtight container at room temperature.
However, they are best eaten fresh on the day they are made.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 206Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 532mgCarbohydrates: 45gFibre: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 5g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."


Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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