Lemon Blueberry Scones Recipe

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LEMON BLUEBERRY SCONES

nadine mesch

By
@motherchic

THIS TIME OF YEAR AFTER SO MANY GRAY DAYS, BAKING THESE BEAUTIFUL LEMON BLUEBERRY SCONES ARE JUST A GREAT WAY TO SAY "HELLO SPRING, WELCOME"


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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1/2 c
butter, chilled
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
milk
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1
egg
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
lemon zest, grated
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
blueberries, fresh
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon juice

Step-By-Step

1PREHEAT OVEN TO 425.

2PLACE PARCHMENT PAPER ON A BAKING SHEET

3COMBINE FLOUR, SUGAR, BAKING POWDER, SALT & NUTMEG.

4CUT IN BUTTER WITH PASTRY BLENDER UNTIL MIXTURE RESEMBLES COARSE CRUMBS.

5IN A MEDIUM SIZE BOWL COMBINE MILK, EGG & LEMON ZEST.

6ADD MILK MIXTURE TO DRY INGREDIENTS, MIXING WITH FORK UNTIL DRY INGREDIENTS ARE MOIST AND A SOFT DOUGH FORMS. GENTLY STIR IN BLUEBERRIES.

7GATHER DOUGH INTO A BALL & GENTLY KNEAD ON LIGHTLY FLOURED SURFACE 8 TO 10 TIMES. PLACE DOUGH ON LIGHTLY BUTTERED BAKING SHEET.

8ON PARCHMENT PAPER PAT INTO 9” CIRCLE, WITH SHARP KNIFE, CUT THROUGH DOUGH TO FORM 8 WEDGES. DO NOT SEPARATE.

9BAKE UNTIL LIGHTLY GOLDEN, 20 TO 22 MINUTES. SEPARATE WEDGES. LET COOL FOR 5 MINUTES & DRIZZLE WITH GLAZE.

10TO MAKE GLAZE: COMBINE POWDERED SUGAR AND LEMON JUICE UNTIL SMOOTH

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads