Blueberry Lemon Scones

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Blueberry Lemon Scones are loaded with blueberries and topped with lemon glaze. These scones are crispy on the outside and flaky inside. They are perfect for breakfast or any time of the day. The recipe is easy to make and requires simple ingredients. You will be making them again and again.

Blueberry Lemon Scones on the baking tray.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Blueberry season and you don’t know what to make with them.
  • Simple and quick recipe.
  • No mixer needed.
  • Used simple ingredients that can be found in every kitchen.
  • You can use any different berries in this recipe.
Blueberry Lemon Scones

How to make Blueberry Lemon Scones

Step 1. Make dough with fresh blueberries. You can also use frozen blueberries for this recipe. Important to have butter very cold. You can place it in the freezer before using it.

shredded cold butter in the mixing bowl.
ingredients in the mixing bowl.

Step 2. Shape the dough into a circle and cut equal wedges. You can also check other techniques from Let the Baking Begin post.

Step 3. Bake scones in at preheated oven to 425oF for 15 minutes or until they are golden.

cut equal wedges of circle dough.
scones on a baking tray.

Step 4. Drizzle with lemon glaze. This is optional. I love the combination of blueberries and lemon.

Blueberry Lemon Scones drizzled with the glaze.

Expert Tips

  • Do not use your hand to mix dough. Butter will melt from the heat of hands and scones will spread flat in the oven while baking.
  • You can sprinkle scones with coarse sugar before baking.
  • Use different berries or a mix of berries in this recipe.
Blueberry Lemon Scones drizzled with the lemon glaze.

Recipe FAQs

How to store scones?

Store Blueberry Lemon Scones in an airtight container for 3-4 days at room temperature.

Can I freeze scones?

Yes, freeze baked scones in an air-tight container or bag for 1-2 months. You can also freeze unbaked scones. When you are ready to bake them, place frozen on parchment paper on the baking sheet and bake. You may need to increase the baking time as you bake them frozen. Great for breakfast!

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Marina
Blueberry Lemon Scones are loaded with blueberries and topped with lemon glaze. These scones are crispy on the outside and flaky inside.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 scones
Calories 274 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 grater with large holes
  • 1 rabber spatula
  • 1 baking sheet pan
  • 1 large mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

Blueberry Scones

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • ½ cup unsalted butter cold 1 stick
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

How to make Blueberry Scones

  • Preheat oven to 425oF. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In the small mixing bowl or cup mix sour cream and milk until combined. Set aside or refrigerate if your kitchen is too hot.
  • In the mixing bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add sugar and lemon zest.
  • Grate cold butter into dry ingredients.
  • Mix grated butter with dry ingredients. Work fast so the butter doesn't start to melt.
  • Add sour cream and milk mixture.
  • Using spatula mix all to combine.
  • Add fresh blueberries and gently mix.
  • Dump half of the dough onto parchment paper or floured surface.
  • Pull dough together and shape into a 3/4-1-inch-thick circle.
  • Using a knife or bench scraper cut into 8 or 12 equal wedges and pull them apart.
  • Bake at 425oF for 15 minutes or until golden.

How to make Lemon Glaze

  • Stir together sifted powdered sugar and lemon juice.
  • Drizzle lemon glaze over blueberry scones and serve warm or room temperature.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sconeCalories: 274kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 259mgPotassium: 80mgFiber: 1gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 326IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 1mg
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