Lemon Dried Fruit Scones

1861 Inn

300 N. Riverside Drive , Batavia, OH 45103 USA


  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • butter
  • sour cream
  • egg
  • granulated sugar
  • finely shredded lemon peel
  • diced dried fruits (apricots, cranberries, prunes, etc.)
  • powdered sugar
  • lemon juice
  • chopped, toasted walnuts, optional


  1. Makes 16-18 scones.
  2. For glaze: stir together powdered sugar and 1/2 tsp. of lemon peel. Stir in lemon juice to make a drizzling consistency. Drizzle and sprinkle with nuts.
  3. Drop dough onto baking sheet and bake 18-20 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly.
  4. In another bowl mix sour cream, egg, sugar and 1 tsp. of the lemon peel. Add to dry mixture. Combine just until moistened. Stir in dry fruit.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease baking sheet. Stir together flour baking powder and soda and 1/4 tsp. of salt. Cut in butter to resemble coarse crumbs.
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Lemon Dried Fruit Scones