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Blueberry Pecan Scones

These scones are great any time of year using fresh or frozen blueberries. I serve them alone as a snack or as part of a meal.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the egg, milk and vanilla; add to crumb mixture. Stir in the blueberries, pecans and lemon zest just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a floured surface, knead 6-8 times. Pat into an 8-in. circle; cut into eight wedges. Separate wedges and place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • Brush with egg white and sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 261 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 452mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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  • sheepsrule
    Aug 3, 2013

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  • ClydeWoman
    Jul 26, 2013

    I am always on the hunt for a tasty blueberry scone recipe and this is one! Toasted pecans and bright lemon bring out the flavor of the sweet berries.