Blueberry Citrus Scones Recipe Print

Blueberry Citrus Scones


  • Author: Rachelle Lucas
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups of flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup of chilled butter
  • 3/4 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • zest of one orange
  • juice of one orange
  • 1 pint of fresh blueberries (freeze them overnight before using

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients.
  3. Add heavy cream and eggs to dry ingredients.
  4. Zest one orange, then cut in half and juice.
  5. Cut butter into very small pieces and mix into dough. Don’t over mix. Butter should be about the size of peas when you are done mixing it into dough.
  6. Coat fresh frozen blueberries with a light dusting of flour then add by folding gently into dough.
  7. Place about a cup of flour onto counter and place half of dough on it. Coat dough lightly with flour and form a round disk with the dough. It should be about 10 inches around.
  8. Cut circle of dough into 4 sections. Remove excess flour from scones and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  9. Repeat with second half of dough.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  11. Add orange icing and serve!

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American