Delicious and Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Scones with a Sweet Blueberry Glaze

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Delicious and Refreshing Lemon Blueberry Scones with a Sweet Blueberry Glaze
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 20, 2023

These lemon blueberry scones are a delightful treat that combines the zesty flavor of lemon with the burst of sweetness from blueberries. The scones have a tender and flaky texture that pairs perfectly with a tangy blueberry glaze. Enjoy these delicious scones for breakfast or as an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat the 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 cubed butter to the flour mixture and use a pastry cutter or your fingertips to cut it into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Gently fold in the blueberries and lemon zest.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix together the heavy cream and vanilla extract.
  6. Slowly pour the cream mixture into the flour mixture and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  7. Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it a few times to bring it together.
  8. Pat the dough into a 1-inch thick round shape and use a sharp knife to cut it into 8 wedges.
  9. Place the scones onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown.
  10. While the scones are cooling, prepare the blueberry glaze. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, blueberry juice, and lemon juice until smooth.
  11. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled scones and allow it to set before serving.
  12. Serve the lemon blueberry scones with a hot cup of tea or coffee for a delightful treat.

Interesting Facts

  • Scones originated in Scotland and are a popular treat in British afternoon tea.
  • The combination of lemon and blueberries is a classic pairing that adds brightness and sweetness to baked goods.
  • Scones can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • You can also freeze unbaked scones and bake them directly from frozen. Just add a few extra minutes to the baking time.