Fresh Strawberry Lemon Olive Oil Scones

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Posted by in Recipes on Sep 25, 2012 . .

Ingredients

1 cup bite-size chopped strawberries
4 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons dried lavender
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon sea salt
¼ cup Olive Cart Lakefront Lemon Olive Oil
2/3 cup buttermilk

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly oil a large baking pan.Toss strawberries with 1 tablespoon sugar in a large bowl; set aside.Combine flour, lavender, baking powder, salt, and remaining 3 tablespoons sugar in a food processor. Pulse until well mixed. Add oil to mixture; pulse until well incorporated.With machine running, slowly add buttermilk to flour mixture; blend until dough just holds, about 5 seconds.Remove dough and transfer to bowl of strawberries. Using hands, gently knead dough, incorporating strawberries into the mix. If dough gets too sticky, add a bit of flour to the kneading process.Shape dough into a large circle about ¾-inch thick. Cut into 6 to 8 circles or cut into 6 to 8 wedges. Place on baking sheet and bake 15 to 18 minutes, until just golden on top. Cool 10 minutes and enjoy

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