2 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
2 1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
8 Tbsp. cold butter
1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
3/4 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
In the food processor, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, & salt. Scatter the butter, cut into 10 pieces, over the flour mixture. Pulse in processor until the butter is mixed in.
Dump flour mixture into a large bowl. Fold in lemon zest.
Mix vanilla and milk in a small bowl. Pour over flour mixture and gently stir until a moist dough forms.
Drop by large spoonfuls onto cookie sheet; should make about 8 equal sized scones.
Bake until puffed and golden brown – about 18 – 20 minutes. Enjoy warm our at room temp with butter, jam, and cream.