Virtual Scones with Lemon Curd

Thank you for choosing to take a class with Le Dolci! We’re looking forward to meeting you and making delicious treats together! In the meantime, please look at our equipment and ingredient lists to prepare for class!

For this class, you will need the following equipment:

For the scones you will need:
  • A scale or measuring cups and teaspoons
  • A large bowl
  • A whisk
  • A cheese grater (optional)
  • utensil fork
  • A baking tray
  • Some parchment paper (optional)
  • A pastry brush
  • 1/4 measuring cup to portion scones or medium size ice cream scoop
For the lemon curd you will need:
 
  • A stovetop
  • A heavy bottom medium pot (double layered)
  • A liquid measuring cup
  • A scale or measuring cups and teaspoons
  • A whisk
  • A rubber spatula or wooden spoon
  • A zester or grater
  • A paring knife
  • A cutting board
  • A medium size bowl and plastic wrap

Don’t forget to look in the pantry for the following ingredients, or add them to the grocery list:

Fruit or Nut Scones:

  • 3 cups of All Purpose Flour or 361 g
  • 2/3 of a cup of sugar or 132 g
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder or 12 g
  • 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 2/3 cup cold unsalted butter or 142 g
  • 2 cups or 340 g any fruit and or nuts, your choice
  • 1 cup heavy cream or 242 g
  • 1 large egg with a touch of water for egg wash

For the Lemon Curd:

  • 3/4 cup sugar or 150 g
  • Grated zest of two lemons
  • 4 egg yolks or 70 g
  • 1 large egg or 50 g
  • 3/4 of a cup of fresh lemon juice or 170 g (5 to 6 large lemons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or 113g (cut into 1/2 inch pieces and chilled)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract