Blueberry Buttermilk Scones



Posted May 24, 2022 (Last updated May 24, 2022)



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Buttermilk scones with fresh blueberries, delicious served warm from the oven for a tea time treat. You can also try substituting other types of fresh berries.


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour350 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar100 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder12 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt2 g
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk1
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk180 ml
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract6 ml
  • Blueberries icon
    Blueberries170 g
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugaras needed
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter110 gcubed

  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C/350°F
  • 2. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  • 3. Add all purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Whisk briefly until blended
  • 5. Add unsalted butter and rub in until coarse crumbs form
  • 6. Add egg yolk, buttermilk and vanilla extract to the dough
  • 7. Mix until dough forms
  • 8. Add blueberries to a clean small bowl then set aside
  • 9. Turn out dough on lightly-floured surface and flatten until 1 cm thick
  • 10. Sprinkle blueberries onto dough and press in lightly
  • 11. Fold in thirds and press together lightly
  • 12. Cut into squares
  • 13. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  • 14. Sprinkle with light brown sugar
  • 15. Bake until light golden - 22 min, 175°C

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