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Recipe: Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

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These are the ultimate Blueberry Buttermilk Scones. Your entire family will love them for breakfast, brunch & snacks.

These are the Ultimate Blueberry Buttermilk Scones...bake some today! MarlaMeridith.com #baking #blueberry #scones
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins
 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
 1/3 cup granulated sugar
 1 tbsp baking powder
 3/4 tsp salt
 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
 1 large egg
 3/4 cup buttermilk
 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
 6 ounces fresh blueberries (do not use frozen)
 coarse sugar for topping
1

Pre heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2

In a measuring cup, whisk together the egg, buttermilk and vanilla.

3

In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Add the butter and pulse until you have pea sized pieces. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the processor funnel. Pulse until just combined, batter will pull away from the edges.

4

Scoop the batter onto a clean work surface. Quickly knead in the blueberries. Divide the scone batter into 9-12 pieces. Place on the prepared baking sheets and pat into 1 inch thick disks. Top each scone with coarse sugar.

5

Bake for 15-18 minutes, rotating the sheets 1/2 way through. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Ingredients

 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
 1/3 cup granulated sugar
 1 tbsp baking powder
 3/4 tsp salt
 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
 1 large egg
 3/4 cup buttermilk
 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
 6 ounces fresh blueberries (do not use frozen)
 coarse sugar for topping

Directions

1

Pre heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2

In a measuring cup, whisk together the egg, buttermilk and vanilla.

3

In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Add the butter and pulse until you have pea sized pieces. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the processor funnel. Pulse until just combined, batter will pull away from the edges.

4

Scoop the batter onto a clean work surface. Quickly knead in the blueberries. Divide the scone batter into 9-12 pieces. Place on the prepared baking sheets and pat into 1 inch thick disks. Top each scone with coarse sugar.

5

Bake for 15-18 minutes, rotating the sheets 1/2 way through. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe: Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

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