Getting Ready for Easter

Lemon Cream Cheese Scones

Lemon Cream Cheese Scones

Ingredients:

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. grated lemon peel
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup firm butter or margarine
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Lemon juice
  • Sugar

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Mix flour, sugar, lemon peel, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Mix cream cheese and egg in small bowl until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Stir cream cheese mixture into flour mixture until dough leaves side of bowl and forms a ball. Drop dough by 8 spoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Brush with lemon juice. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.

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A different picture of the Lemon Cream Cheese Scones from March 9

Berry Filled Lemon Cake

Served with fresh strawberries, this delightful cake, with its mild lemon-flavored glaze, will soon become a go-to recipe for your family and friends.

Berry Filled Lemon Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 package light yellow cake mix
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • ¾ cup egg substitute
  • ¼ cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, egg substitute, yogurt and lemon peel. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch fluted tube pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Combine sugar and lemon juice; drizzle over cake. Fill center of cake with strawberries.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com