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Lemon-Blueberry Scones - Simple and Delicious
The perfect treat to have with a cuppa, this classic pastry is surprisingly easy. The lemon comes through with a splash of color on your palate, while the blueberries come through as a splash of color on your plate. The classic combination of blueberries and lemons is truly at it's best in this recipe. 

BSF Kitchen Test: 06/20/17
Ingredients (makes 8 scones):
Scones
  • 2 1/2 cups soft white wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon extract
  • zest of 1 lemon

Optional Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon

    Cooking Instructions:

    • Preheat oven to 375°.
    • Whisk the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar together in a large mixing bowl.
    • Mix in the cream and lemon zest until dough is no longer crumbly. If too crumbly add a splash more cream, if too sticky add a bit more flour. * 
    • In a small mixing bowl combine blueberries and lemon extract.
    • Turn the dough out on a sheet of parchment paper and gently pat into a 1/2 inch thick square. 
    • Gently place the blueberry-lemon extract mixture on the dough and spread evenly across. 
    • Roll dough into a log and pat the cylinder into a  slightly rounded rectangle.
    • Cut the rectangle into 8 triangles and place on a parchment paper covered pan.
    • Place in oven and bake for 15-18 minutes and let cool.

    Optional Lemon Glaze

    • Whisk powdered sugar with milk and lemon juice.
    • Stir in the lemon zest.
    • Pour over scones once completely cool

     *Note: Remember, you are simply mixing, not kneading. Over-mixing can lead to an unappetizingly tough pastry. Be sure to keep a light touch.

     

     


    Brought to you by Be Still Farms, where we have discovered that truly healthy foods, prepared as God intended, can taste far better than any processed imitation on which many of us were raised. To shop for these and other ingredients, click here. 




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