Everyday Mom's Meals: Breakfast Treat

Friday, September 27, 2013

Breakfast Treat

Weekends are for many things; and in this house one of them is something special for breakfast. Adam and I don't eat breakfast most days, and while I make sure Alex does every single morning, it's usually something light, easy and quick. But when I have more time on the weekends I like to treat my boys to something yummy and new.

Lately, all three of us have totally gotten addicted to scones. They are perfect for breakfast or brunch, but I've also been known to whip up a batch for dessert too! 

Ya'll know my obsession with all things lemon, so when I found this recipe uniting an old obsession with a new one, I knew they would be the perfect version to try next. They are fresh and bright, perfect to wake you up in the morning. Each bite is like a little burst of sunshine on your tongue. Plus the glaze...oh the glaze. It's literally the icing on the "cake" so to speak. The scones are delicious enough on their own, but the glaze just puts them over the top. 

If you want to surprise your family with special extra special, not to mention yummy, this weekend, maybe these scones should make an appearance in your oven too!

Lemon Poppy Seed Scones From Country Living
2 c. flour
3 TBS sugar
2 TBS poppy seeds
2 lemons, zested
1 TBS baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 TBS salt
1 stick cold butter, diced
1/2 c. heavy cream
1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
1/2 c. powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 400. In a large bowl combine flour, granulated sugar, poppy seeds, lemon zest, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture is very coarse. Pour in cream and 1/4 c. lemon juice. Mix until dough forms. Using hand, form dough into a ball. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet and form into 8 inch dish. Cut into 8 wedges and separate so pieces are 1 inch apart. Bake until golden and a tooth pick comes out clean, about 12-14 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool about 20 minutes. In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and remaining lemon juice. Stir until smooth, and desired consistency. We like ours slightly thick. Spoon glaze over scones. 

Shared on The Country Cook September 27, 2013
Lemon at Very Good Recipes

1 comment:

NOVA Frugal Family said...

Yum, I have made a few different kind of scones and we are currently on the greek yogurt ones which are tasty! Maybe I will have to put these on the next list because I love lemon poppy seed!!!