Blueberry Scones

Lisa Foote

By
@LisaFoote

This recipe makes delicious fresh blueberry scones. They are light and fluffy. You can top them with a simple powdered sugar glaze of you like a sweet topping!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/4 c
sugar
1
egg
3/4 c
heavy whipping cream
1/2 tsp
vanilla
3/4 c
fresh blueberries, rinsed and dried
3 Tbsp
turbinado sugar or sugar in the raw for topping
1/4 c
warm water, use this to lightly brush the tops of the scones before you sprinkle scones with sugar and bake

POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE

1/2 c
powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp
milk, as needed for thickness desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet with foil and grease with baking spray; set aside.
2
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking powder. Stir in sugar. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, and vanilla; mix until thoroughly combined.
Stir cream mixture into flour mixture and mix only until combined. Do not over-mix. Carefully fold in the blueberries.
3
Flour your work area and turn out the dough.
Sprinkle dough with more flour.
Divide dough into 2 portions.
Pat down each portion of dough to about a 6-inch round.
Place on previously prepared baking sheet.
Cut each round of dough into thirds or quarters.(size depends on your preference for scone size)
4
place each scone on the prepared baking sheet. Brush with a SMALL amount of warm water and sprinkle with Turbinado sugar. Bake in center of the oven for 11 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
5
If you prefer a glaze, mix the powdered sugar and milk, adding milk slowly to obtain the desired thickness. Drizzle over cooled scones.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English