Lemon Blueberry Scones


Lemon Blueberry Scones

Lemon Blueberry Scones

If you’re in search of a delightful treat that pairs perfectly with your morning coffee or afternoon tea, look no further than these Lemon Blueberry Scones. The combination of zesty lemon and sweet blueberries creates a burst of flavor in every bite, making these scones a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, for egg wash
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar (for sprinkling)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the cold, cubed butter to the dry ingredients and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to work the butter into the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Gently fold in the fresh blueberries and lemon zest.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, sour cream, and vanilla extract.
  6. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  7. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead it a few times until it comes together. Pat it into a circle about 1 inch thick.
  8. Cut the dough into 8 wedges and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  9. Beat the egg and brush it over the tops of the scones. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar.
  10. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the scones are golden brown and cooked through.
  11. Allow the scones to cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 scones

These Lemon Blueberry Scones are a perfect balance of tangy lemon and sweet blueberries. They’re tender on the inside with a delightful golden crust. Enjoy them fresh from the oven with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 290mg, Total Carbohydrate: 30g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 8g, Protein: 4g

If you’re craving a taste of heaven in every bite, these Lemon Blueberry Scones are sure to satisfy your taste buds. The bright lemon zest and juicy blueberries make them a delightful treat for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet snack. Share these scones with loved ones and savor the deliciousness!

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