Whole-Grain Blueberry Scones
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with silicone mat or parchment paper.Advertisement
Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Mix in sugar.
Grate frozen butter into dry mixture with a cheese grater, tossing occasionally to prevent butter pieces from clumping together. Mixture should resemble coarse crumbs. If necessary, rub mixture between your fingers to break it down a bit more. Add blueberries and toss to distribute evenly. Stir buttermilk into dry mixture and stir just until dough is moistened.
Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly, for 5 or 6 turns. Pat or roll the dough out into a 1 1/2-inch thick rectangle. Cut dough into 4 equal rectangles. Cut each small rectangle diagonally into triangles. Transfer scones onto prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with buttermilk, and sprinkle with a pinch of demerara sugar.
Bake scones in preheated oven until they are well browned and blueberry juices are bubbling through surface, about 25 minutes. Let cool before serving.
I used my new favorite, sprouted spelt flour, but I'm guessing this will work with whatever you roll with. You'll also want to keep an eye on them in the oven, as the baking times will vary depending on the exact shape and thickness. They're done when they're well browned, and you see blueberry juices bubbling out through the top and sides.