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lemony blueberry scones

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Just bought some beautiful blueberries so I have to try this scrumptious recipe--I just know it will be yummy! Recipe: Photo:

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemony blueberry scones

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    cold unsalted butter
  • 1 c
    fresh blueberries
  • finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/4 c
    heavy cream

How To Make lemony blueberry scones

  • 1
    In a large bowl, gently whisk all the dry ingredients together.
  • 2
    Grate the butter on the coarse side of a box grater and add to the dry ingredients; gently toss to combine.
  • 3
    Fold in the blueberries and lemon zest. Make a well in the center and pour in the heavy cream. Fold everything together just to incorporate; do not overwork the dough.
  • 4
    Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces and form into mounds. Arrange them on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 16-20 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.
  • 5
    May top with a lemon glaze if desired.