Blueberry Lemon Scones

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by quondamquadrat

Afternoon tea wouldn't be the same for my family without these scones. Enjoy!

Top Review by Canadagoose

I chose this recipe specifically for its relatively low sugar content, so I did not add the buttermilk/sugar topping....but they were still very good. They would probably be just as nice with fresh blueberries, but I used dried as per the recipe (from Trader Joe's).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
  3. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add just enough buttermilk to form a soft dough.
  5. Stir in lemon peel and blueberries.
  6. Turn out onto a floured board and roll out to 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Cut the dough into 1 1/2 inch rounds.
  8. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Brush the top of each scone with buttermilk and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  10. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.

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