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Lavender Scones with Lemon Curd Recipe

These lavender scones with lemon curd are light, flaky, and sweet. The subtle lavender flavor in the scones is complimented by the tartness of the lemon curd.

Recipe courtesy Carolyn of All Day I Dream About Food.

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Servings: 8

Active time: 30 minutes

Total time:

Lavender Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 c almond flour
  • 1/4 c granulated Swerve Sweetener or other erythritol
  • 2 tsp lavender buds
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg(s)
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment or a silicone liner.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, sweetener, lavender buds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Stir in egg, butter, whipping cream, and vanilla until dough comes together.
  4. Turn out onto prepared baking sheet and pat into a circle, about 7 to 8 inches in diameter and 1 inch high. Cut into 8 even wedges.
  5. Carefully separate wedges and spread them around the baking sheet.
  6. Bake about 18 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned and just firm to the touch.
  7. Remove from oven, transfer to a wire rack, and let cool completely.

Lemon Curd

  • 3 Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg(s)
  • 3 Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg yolk(s)
  • 1/4 c granulated erythritol
  • 1/4 c fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 tsp liquid stevia extract
  • 6 Tbsp butter, cut into 6 pieces
  1. Whisk eggs, egg yolks, and erythritol in a medium bowl to combine. Stir in lemon juice, lemon zest, and stevia extract. Set bowl over saucepan of barely simmering water, make sure the bowl does not touch the water.
  2. Whisk constantly until mixture thickens and an instant-read thermometer registers curd at about 170-175°F.  It will thicken up very quickly all of a sudden, so watch carefully!
  3. Remove from heat and add butter. Let stand 1 minute; whisk until blended and smooth. Press plastic wrap directly onto surface of curd, covering completely. Chill completely in refrigerater, at least  3 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/8 of recipe)
Total Servings 8

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 290
Total Fat 32g (49% DV)
Saturated Fat 11g (55% DV)
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 200mg (67% DV)
Sodium 450mg (19% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
38g (13% DV)
Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV)
Sugars 1g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 10%
Iron 10%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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