Lemon Blueberry Scones

Lemon Blueberry Scones: Afternoon Tea Perfection

Indulge in the delightful harmony of zesty lemon and plump blueberries with our irresistible Lemon Blueberry Scones. These scones are the epitome of an exquisite afternoon tea experience, bringing together the tangy brightness of lemon and the burst of sweetness from ripe blueberries.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the cold butter to the dry ingredients and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to work it into the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Gently fold in the blueberries and lemon zest.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix the heavy cream and vanilla extract. Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients and gently stir until just combined.
  6. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead it a few times until it comes together.
  7. Shape the dough into a circle and cut it into wedges.
  8. Place the scones on the prepared baking sheet and brush the tops with a bit of cream.
  9. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the scones are golden brown.
  10. Let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Bake time: 18 minutes | Total time: 33 minutes

Yields: 8 scones

These Lemon Blueberry Scones are the perfect treat for a leisurely afternoon tea. The combination of zesty lemon, juicy blueberries, and tender scone texture creates a delightful indulgence that pairs wonderfully with your favorite tea blend. Whether you’re hosting a tea party or simply enjoying a quiet moment, these scones will elevate your experience to a new level of culinary bliss.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240 | Total Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g

Indulge in the enchanting flavors of our Lemon Blueberry Scones, each bite reminiscent of a sunny day in a British garden. The scone’s crumbly exterior gives way to a tender interior, while the lemon zest dances on your palate and the blueberries provide pockets of fruity sweetness. Serve them warm with a dollop of clotted cream and a pot of your favorite tea. These scones, born from tradition and baked with love, are an invitation to savor the elegance of afternoon tea any time you desire.