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Tart & Tender Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lemon Vanilla Icing
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
These easy to make Tart & Tender Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lemon Vanilla Icing are the perfect treat to start any day.
Course: Breakfast or Brunch, rolls and buns
Cuisine: English
Keyword: blueberry lemon scones, blueberry scones
Servings: 8
Calories: 323 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
For the scones;
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for shaping
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest approximately 2 large lemons
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • cups blueberries fresh or frozen
For the lemon icing;
  • cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
To make the scones;
  1. Preheat oven to 400-degrees.
  2. Add 2 cups of flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg yolk, and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  5. Add the blueberries and melted butter to the dough and stir gently to combine.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and dust with additional flour.
  7. Turn the dough out onto the parchment paper and sprinkle with additional flour.
  8. Gently pat the dough into an (approximate) 8" disc.
  9. Flour a knife or bench scraper and divide the dough disc into 8 equal pieces.
  10. Bake the scones in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the scones are a deep golden brown and when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool the scones completely on a wire rack.
To make the icing;
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients to form a thick icing (add more confectioners sugar if needed).
  2. Drizzle the icing liberally over the cooled scones.
  3. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

large bowl, wooden spoon, whisk, medium bowl, small bowl, baking sheet, parchment paper (optional) or baking spray, measuring cups, measuring spoons,
microplane (for zesting lemons), kitchen scale (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Tart & Tender Blueberry Lemon Scones with Lemon Vanilla Icing
Amount Per Serving (1 scone)
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 364mg16%
Potassium 246mg7%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.