Lemon Blueberry Scones
2 Cups of Flour
1/4 cup Sugar
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
6 Tabs of cold Butter (chilled)
1/2 cup Milk
1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Tab. Lemon Zest
1 cup of Frozen or Fresh blueberries, I used Fresh
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Line a baking sheet.
In a large bowl whisk together Flour, Sugar Baking powder and salt. Cut Butter into 6-8 chunks and
add to flour mixture tossing to coat. Using your finger tips, rub the butter into the Flour, until mixture is sandy like and Butter is well distributed with no pieces larger than a pea.
Add Milk, Lemon juice, and Lemon zest and stir until dough come together. If dough is to wet, add a additonal Tb. Flour to the dough. Either keeping the dough in your mixing bowl or turning it out onto a lightly floured surface. Add Blueberries, Gently Knead dough for about a minute flatten dough out and add Blueberries
GENTLY KNEAD DOUGH 30 - 60 seconds to distribute them. Divide dough into two balls and press each one into a disk about 3/4 inch thick. Use a knife to divide each disk into quarter and place Scones on a prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 17 - 22 minutes or until Scones are golden brown.
Lemon Glaze (optional)
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1/2 cups Confectioners Sugar
Whisk glaze ingredients together until smooth. Then drizzle over your still warm Scones before serving.
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