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Lemon Lavender Scones

3 C flour

¾ C sugar

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

½ C butter

¾ C milk

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp lavender seeds

Egg white

 

Mix all dry ingredients together in large mixing bowl.  Add butter, microwave for 30 seconds to soften butter.  Use pastry cutter to cut butter into pea sized pieces, mixing into the dry ingredients.  Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and milk, mix 4-5 times with fork.  Rub lavender between palms to release aroma and flavor, mix into dough.  Make dough into ball and pat out on a floured surface.  Fold over, pat out 4 times, then shape into 4 inch wide rectangle.  Beat egg white with whisk until frothy, brush on top of the dough.  Cut dough into triangles, bake at 370 degrees for approximately 20 minutes (until firm and lightly golden on top).  Enjoy!

 

Serve with butter and homemade blueberry spice jelly.

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