Lemon Rosemary Savory Scones

They are savory scones made with fresh lemon and rosemary. Soft on the inside and crisp outside...perfect!
Course Brunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon, rosemary, Scones


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • 1 tbs minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 tbs of butter for brushing


  1. Preheat the oven to 375.
  2. In a bowl on an electric mixer, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
  3. Chop the cold butter into small slices and add to the dry ingredients. Mix the dry ingredients and butter until it looks like coarse crumbs.
  4. Slowly add the buttermilk, lemon zest and rosemary. Mix until just combined.
  5. Take the dough out and put in onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in 5-6 times.
  6. Pat the dough into a circle that is about 1 1/2 inches think. Cut the circle like a pie, into 8 pieces.
  7. Transfer the pieces onto a greased baking sheet. Melt the butter and brush the scones.If you want, you can sprinkle with some coarse salt.
  8. Bake for about 17-20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

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