Fresh Blueberry Lemon Scones

Turnips 2 Tangerines (Lynn H)

By
@cascabel

I love scones!! Any kind, any time:)


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/8 tsp
salt
6 Tbsp
unsalted cold butter, cubed
1 c
fresh blueberries, or frozen blueberries thawed completely
1
egg, slightly beaten
1/2 tsp
lemon extract
1/2 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
lemon zest, grated
1
egg, beaten
turbinado sugar or regular sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 425, place oven rack in middle of oven.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2
In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in cold butter with a pastry cutter.
Mixture should look like coarse crumbs.
3
In small bowl, combine 1 egg, slightly beaten, lemon extract, buttermilk and lemon zest.
4
Add to flour mixture and stir just until dough comes together.
Do not over mix.
Fold in blueberries.
5
Knead dough in bowl 4-6 times.
Transfer to a lightly floured surface.
Pat dough into a 7" circle
6
Cut into 8 wedges.
Place wedges on prepared cookie sheet.
7
Brush tops of scones with beaten egg.
Sprinkle with sugar.
8
Bake at 425 for 20 mins. or until golden brown

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins, Biscuits