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delicious lemon blueberry scone recipe

Iced Lemon Blueberry Scones

A simple lemon blueberry scone recipe made with blueberries, lemon juice, and lemon zest. You'll want to make these tender, flakey scones often!
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Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:30 mins


  • 2 cups flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp lemon zest
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter chilled and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh and firm
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Lemon Icing

  • cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Preheat your oven to 425. Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
  • Combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest in a medium sized bowl. Whisk till combined.
    dry ingredients for scones
  • Add your chilled butter cubes into the flour mixture and use either 2 butter knives or a pastry cutter to cut the butter pieces till they are pea-sized.
    Add butter for scones
  • Add your fresh blueberries to the flour mixture and gently mix till they are coated with flour.
    adding blueberries to scone
  • Drizzle your cream and lemon juice into the flour mixture and stir till just combined.
  • Sprinkle some flour onto your parchment lined baking sheet. Dump your combined mix onto a floured surface and knead a few times, just till it comes together.
    Creating a scone circle
  • Press your dough into an 8″ circle and then use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to cut it into 8 pieces (like cutting a pizza).
    scone wedges
  • Brush the scone tops with some creamer. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.

Lemon Icing

  • In a small bowl whisk with a fork the powdered sugar and lemon sugar until smooth. Drizzle the lemon icing over the cooled scones.
    delicious lemon blueberry scone recipe


Keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 6 months.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberries, brunch, lemon
Servings: 8 servings
Cost: $10