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Fresh Blueberry Scones

Moist inside with a sweet and crunchy sugar topping makes these fresh blueberry scones perfectly delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 190kcal

Equipment

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Ingredients

  • cups flour all-purpose
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cream of tarter
  • 4 Tbsp. butter cold and cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ cup yogurt plain
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest optional
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh
  • 1 tbsp sugar sparkling

Instructions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • See the video below on how to accurately measure flour without a scale.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl, except the blueberries.
    blueberry scone ingredients
  • Cut the butter into the dry ingredients using your hands or a pastry mixer. The dough should have coarse pieces of butter visible still.
    butter and flour crumbled together
  • Mix all the wet ingredients together and add to the dry.
  • Use a fork to combine the wet and dry ingredients. Mix until the dry ingredients are just moistened.
  • Let the dough rest for 5 minutes and then stir in the blueberries. Don't overmix or the scones will be tough and dry.
    blueberries on dough
  • Turn dough out on a lightly floured surface and gently shape the dough into an 8-inch disc.
  • Cut the disc into 8 pie-shaped pieces. Place the pieces on a parchment-lined or greased baking sheet.
    blueberry scones
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.
    baked blueberry scones on parchment

Video

Notes

Vanilla yogurt is also good.  If you use vanilla yogurt omit the sugar and vanilla.
Can use frozen blueberries instead of fresh.  If use frozen try to find the wild(small) blueberries.
If you love blueberry lemon flavor combination and want a little extra sweetness glaze with a lemon glaze.  
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Nutrition

Serving: 1scone | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1mg