Blueberry Lemon Scones
Blueberry Lemon Scones are a delightful treat that perfectly balance the sweetness of blueberries with the zesty tang of fresh lemons. These scones are the perfect addition to your morning brunch or afternoon tea. With their golden-brown crust and tender, flaky interior, they are sure to impress your guests.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- Zest of 2 lemons
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg, beaten
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- Add the cold cubed butter to the dry ingredients and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
- Gently fold in the fresh blueberries and lemon zest.
- In a separate bowl, combine the buttermilk, vanilla extract, and beaten egg.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
- Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it comes together.
- Pat the dough into a circle about 1-inch thick and cut it into 8 wedges.
- Place the scones on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes or until they are golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 scones
These Blueberry Lemon Scones are a delightful combination of sweet and tangy flavors, perfect for any occasion. Serve them warm with a dollop of clotted cream and a cup of tea for a truly enjoyable treat.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 4g
Blueberry Lemon Scones are a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds. The burst of blueberry sweetness and the refreshing lemon zest make them a delightful indulgence. Whether you enjoy them for breakfast or as an afternoon snack, these scones are sure to become a family favorite. So, roll up your sleeves and treat yourself to the joy of baking these delectable Blueberry Lemon Scones today!