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Paradise and Pennant Candied Fruit

Lemon Scones

Embark on a citrusy adventure with our Lemon Scones! Bursting with triple the lemony goodness from Candied Lemon Peel, lemon juice, and zest, these scones are a heavenly delight. Perfect for weekend feasts, hosting guests, or adding flair to holiday breakfasts, their almost-bread-like texture and extra sweetness make them a delightful morning treat. Brace yourself for a taste bud celebration!




  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 cup salted butter cold (1 stick)
  • 8 oz. container Paradise Candied Lemon peel
  • 1 cup buttermilk or soured milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp. half and half
  • 2/3 cup unbleached flour to roll out and knead the scones


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half or as needed
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest for topping



Preheat oven to 400º.

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