Fresh Blueberry Lemon Scones

1
Turnips 2 Tangerines (Lynn H)

By
@cascabel

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Fresh Blueberry Lemon Scones

Step-by-Step

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

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About Fresh Blueberry Lemon Scones

Course/Dish: Muffins, Biscuits