Lemon Blueberry Scone Delight
If you’re looking for a delightful treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or afternoon tea, these Lemon Blueberry Scones are the perfect choice. The zesty lemon flavor pairs perfectly with the sweet burst of blueberries, making each bite a delightful experience.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
- 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
- Add the cold, cubed butter to the dry ingredients and use a pastry cutter or your fingertips to work the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
- Gently fold in the fresh blueberries and lemon zest.
- In a separate bowl, mix together the whole milk, vanilla extract, and lemon juice.
- 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 to bring it 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 18-20 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
- Allow the scones to cool for a few minutes before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 scones
These Lemon Blueberry Scones are the perfect blend of tangy and sweet, making them a delightful addition to your breakfast or brunch menu. Serve them warm with a dollop of clotted cream and a drizzle of honey for a truly indulgent treat.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
– Calories: 280
– Fat: 12g
– Carbohydrates: 38g
– Protein: 4g
Whether you enjoy these scones with your morning coffee, as a midday snack, or as part of an elegant brunch spread, their delightful combination of flavors is sure to please your taste buds. Share this recipe with friends and family, and let them indulge in the Lemon Blueberry Scone Delight too!