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Lemon Blueberry Scones

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"Light and tender scones, bursting with blueberries and the fresh taste of lemon. The optional lemon glaze takes these over the top."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 348
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 scones)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, salt, and baking soda in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse 3 or 4 times to mix. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs, 20 to 25 times. Pour mixture into a large bowl. Fold in blueberries, making sure they are well coated with the dry ingredients.
  3. Beat 1/2 cup heavy cream, egg, and lemon juice together using a fork in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture and mix just until slightly moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface. Gather dough in a circle using floured hands, kneading only slightly to incorporate any remaining dry ingredients. Flatten dough into a 9-inch round disc; cut disc into 8 triangles. Transfer scones using a bench scraper to the prepared baking sheets (4 scones per baking sheet). Brush scones with 2 tablespoons heavy cream.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until light brown, 20 to 23 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  6. Mix powdered sugar and lemon juice together in a small bowl. Transfer to a small resealable plastic bag; snip the corner off of the bag using scissors, and drizzle cooled scones with glaze.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 348 calories; 19.4 39.9 4.7 79 332 Full nutrition

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My husband loved it! I put a little lemon extract in it

Very tender, not dry, delicious! Had to eat with a fork.

There are wonderful scones. Great texture and flavour. Better than “Cobs”!! Made with ingredients as listed with the exception of using light cream instead of heavy cream - that was what I had ...

These are delicious! Didn't change a thing. I will definitely make these often!

I didn't know how to rate these since I haven't yet made them, but they sound yummy. I do have a question tho - since I don't use a food processor, can this be made successfully by just using a...