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Blueberry-Lemon Drop Scones

5
5
5
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Making these scones like drop biscuits makes them quicker to get into the oven.

Ingredients

white all-purpose flour

1 cup(s)

white whole wheat flour

1 cup(s)

baking powder

2½ tsp

table salt

½ tsp

baking soda

¼ tsp

unsalted butter

3 Tbsp, cold

fat free skim milk

½ cup(s)

sugar

¼ cup(s), granulated

lemon zest

1 Tbsp, grated

fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp

vanilla extract

½ tsp

egg(s)

1 large

fresh blueberries

1½ cup(s)

turbinado sugar

1½ Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flours, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Cut in butter with two knives or a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse sand; set aside.
  3. Whisk together milk, granulated sugar, lemon zest and juice, vanilla and egg in a medium bowl.
  4. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; stir until just combined. Gently fold in blueberries.
  5. Scoop and drop 1/4 c dough onto prepared pan . Repeat to make 12 even-size mounds. Sprinkle tops with turbinado sugar. Bake until well browned, 20-25 minutes. Transfer scones to a wire rack to cool completely (or serve warm).
  6. Serving size: 1 scone

Notes

Using half all-purpose flour and half whole-wheat flour is an easy way to get more fiber and nutrients in baked goods while still maintaining their tenderness.

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