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Lemon Scones with Rosemary

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 14 scones
Calories 158 kcal
Author Christie Daruwalla

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose 300 grams, unbleached flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 120 grams
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup grated butter frozen for 1 hour
  • 2 oz light cream cheese diced then frozen for 1 hour
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary minced
  • 1 cup cold 2% fat milk
  • 1/3 cup cold seltzer or soda water
  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp turbinado sugar raw sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ยบ.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, salt, baking soda and cream of tartar.
  3. Add frozen butter and cream cheese. Using a pastry cutter or 2 forks, cut in butter and cream cheese until they are little pebble sized.
  4. Stir in lemon zest and rosemary.
  5. Add milk and seltzer and stir until just combined.
  6. Flour a work surface and knead dough 10 times.
  7. Using well floured rolling pin roll the dough out to 1 inch thickness.
  8. Dip a round 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter into flour. Cut out scones. Lightly knead the dough back together and cut out more. You should have 14.
  9. Place scones onto a baking sheet and brush with egg white. Sprinkle with sugar.
  10. Bake for 10 to 11 minutes.
  11. Let cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Notes

I calculated 5 Weight Watcher Smart Points.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Scones with Rosemary
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.