Strawberry Scones with Lemon Thyme Glaze

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strawberry scones

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Thyme Glaze

Course: Pastry, Sweets
Sweets Sub-Category: Pastries
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 Scones
Author: Clémence Gossett
File this recipe under Pastries in Under 30 Minutes.
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  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 3-3/4 Cups Bread flour
  • 2 Tbsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsps Kosher salt
  • 1 basket Strawberries stemmed and sliced
  • 2-1/2 cups Cold heavy cream plus 1-2 Tbsps more, if needed
  • 1-2 Tbsp Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar sifted


Strawberry Scones

  • Preheat oven to 360F.
  • Place all the dry ingredients in a large bowl and toss in the strawberries. Pour in the cold cream and stir until just combined, adding just a touch more cream if needed.
  • Lightly flour your counter and dump the dough onto it. Fold a couple of times, careful not to work the dough very much, and loosely shape into an 8″ circle. Cut into 8 equal slices and place on parchment-paper lined cookie sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden on the top.

Lemon-Thyme Glaze

  • Stir 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, thyme and powdered sugar, adding a touch more juice if it is far too thick. Dip the tops of the scones in the glaze and shake off excess before flipping over.