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Blueberry Scone Recipe

This blueberry scone recipe is slightly sweet, uses frozen wild blueberries and is the only blueberry scone recipe you'll ever need! Enjoy with coffee or tea.

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, scone
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 scones
Calories 330 kcal


  • 4 cups + 1 tablespoon flour plus more for rolling out dough
  • 6 tablespoons sugar plus more for sprinkling on top of scones
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 pound unsalted butter, cold diced
  • 1 cup heavy cream, cold
  • 4 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup frozen wild blueberries
  • 1 egg beaten with 2 tablespoons milk for eggwash


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Using paddle attachment on your electric mixer combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. 

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  3. Add diced cold butter on low speed until butter and dry ingredients combine to form pea sized pieces.

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  4. Combine cold cream and egg mixture, add to bowl and mix until a sticky dough forms. Remove bowl from electric mixer.

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  5. Mix together the frozen berries and 1 tablespoon of flour, and add blueberries to the dough. 

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  6. Stir in blueberries gently to avoid smooshing the blueberries and turning the batter too blue. Combine gently using a large spoon instead of the paddle attachment.

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  7. Place dough on a floured surface and roll the dough to be about 3/4 inch thick.

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  8. Cut scones into triangles  and place on parchment lined baking sheet, or if you have scone pans, cut dough triangles to fit into the lightly greased scone pans.

  9. Mix egg and 2 tablespoons milk in a small bowl to make an eggwash. Brush tops of the scones with egg wash and sprinkle generously with sugar. 

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  10. Bake 20-25 minutes until tops start browning and the inside of the scones are fully baked. 

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  11. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Serving size is 1 scone. Recipe makes 16 scones.

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Scone Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 194
% Daily Value*
Fat 21.5g33%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Potassium 254mg7%
Carbohydrates 30.5g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5.4g6%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.