Persian Love Scones Recipe

Scones with almond meal and the flavors of Persian love cake—fresh lemon, cardamom, and rose water—that are light and flaky. 

Persian Love Scone – 90g or 1 cup almond meal – 240g or 2 cups all purpose flour – 2 teaspoons baking powder – 65g or ⅓ cup brown sugar – ½ tsp fine sea salt – Zest of 2 lemon – 1 tsp ground cardamom – 113g or ½ cup butter unsalted, cold – 120g or ½ cup heavy cream – 1 large egg – 1 tsp rose water – 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Glaze – 130g or 1 cup powdered sugar – 1 tsp rose water – 2-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice – Dried rose petal – Crushed toasted pistachio




For now, put the butter in the fridge. Prepare a quarter-sized cookie sheet that has been greased and keep it close by.

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STEP  1 .

Sift flour, almond meal, baking powder, sugar, cardamom, and salt into a large bowl. Whisk lemon zest again. In a bowl or large cup, mix egg, heavy cream, rose water, and vanilla. 

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Crack and beat the egg with an omelet fork. Refrigerated butter squares are sliced and added to dry mixture. The pastry knife cuts black and kidney bean-sized butter into flour. Hand-check larger pieces. 

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No residue should remain after stirring wet ingredients. Dough folded over itself forms shapeless balls. Dough flour and place. Rectangular handfold. Repeat 1-2.A bench scraper aligns 8x5.

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Bench scrapers are 8x5. Cutting two rectangles yields four half-squares. 8 diagonal squares form triangles. Pan-free close.

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Freeze the pan for 30 minutes or overnight in an airtight container for weeks. reheat the oven to 400 F. Toast unfrozen scones in 18 minutes.

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Scones cool before glazing. Use rose water, lemon juice, and sugar. Lemon or sugar binds. Decorate scones with dried rose petals and pistachios before glazing.

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-Total Fat    20.78g -Cholesterol  74.73mg -Sodium      327.67mg -Potassium    143.28mg -Total Carbs  59.68g -Sugars      55.63g -DietaryFiber 1.97g -Protein      7.79g -Vitamin C    0.3mg -Vitamin A    0.2mg -Iron      1.1mg -Calcium      97.3mg

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