3 IngredientLemonade scones have gained popularity as a quick and easy alternative to traditional scones.
These delightful treats are made using simple ingredients such as self-raising flour, lemonade, and a few other optional additions like cream or yoghurt.

One of the main advantages of lemonade scones is their simplicity.
Unlike traditional scone recipes that require meticulous measurements and precise techniques, lemonade scones can be whipped up in no time.

They are perfect for those who want to enjoy freshly baked scones without the hassle.

Plated 3-Ingredient scones with cream

3 Ingredient lemonade scones recipe

Shane Lowry
Lemonade scones with cream are incredibly fluffy and delicious, and the best part is they only require 3 simple ingredients.
This recipe will guide you through making these delightful treats.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Delicious and Easy Side Dish Recipes to Complement Any Meal
Cuisine Australian
Servings 8 -10 scones
Calories 167 kcal


  • 300 g self-raising flour
  • 125 ml thickened cream
  • 125 ml lemonade
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract for extra sweetness
  • Milk for brushing (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 220°C (428°F). Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour and lemonade until just combined.
    Don't overmix!
  • Gently Fold in cream (and vanilla extract, if using) until a soft dough forms.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and Knead briefly (5-6 times) until smooth.
  • Pat dough out to a thickness of about 2cm.
    Use a 6cm round cutter to stamp out scones, re-rolling scraps as needed.
  • Place scones on prepared tray and brush tops with milk (optional, for a golden crust).
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
  • Cool slightly on a wire rack, then devour warm with jam and whipped cream!



  • For extra buttery goodness, brush scones with melted butter before baking.
  • Use full-fat cream for the best results.
  • Feeling adventurous? Add a handful of chopped dried fruit or grated lemon zest to the dough.
  • Leftover scones can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
    Reheat in the oven for a few minutes to revive them.


These easy, fluffy scones are the epitome of easy baking - simple ingredients, minimal fuss, and maximum flavour.
So ditch the complicated recipes and let this recipe guide your way to fluffy scone perfection.
Enjoy them warm, share them with friends, and savour every bite of this delightful taste of summer!
Keyword 3-Ingredient lemonade scones, lemonade scones with cream

1 Comment

Lanita Israel · 04/01/2024 at 3:51 am

5 stars
I thought these were too easy and would be a flop. I was so wrong

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