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Lemonade Scones

When it rains in Great Britain, everyone reaches for a hot drink and a scone. Try these yummy, summery lemonade scones the next time rain keeps you inside.  

Makes: 12

Time: 0:25


  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda (7-Up, Sprite, Sierra Mist, Fanta, Faygo, Slice, or Squirt)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 beaten egg OR 4 tb. milk
  • 3 cups self-raising (all-purpose) flour
  • Handful of raisins or other dried fruit (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 °F
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, dried fruit (if you’re using them), sour cream, and soda.
  3. Sprinkle flour onto the kitchen counter or other cutting surface.
  4. Turn the bowl upside down and drop the dough onto the floured surface. Sprinkle a little bit of flour on top of the dough.
  5. Pat down the dough until it is about ½ in. high.
  6. Use a round cookie cutter to cut out the scones.
  7. Place scones on a tray lined with parchment paper.
  8. Brush tops of scones with beaten egg OR milk.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes, or until tops are golden brown

Enjoy your scone with some butter and honey, or jelly, or clotted cream if you’re feeling very fancy.


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