LemonBerry ZestCones—Breakfast for 8

LemonBerry ZestCones are a delightful British breakfast treat featuring tender blueberry scones, infused with zesty lemon flavor. Topped with a tangy lemon drizzle, these scrumptious scones offer a perfect balance of sweetness and citrus, making them an irresistible morning indulgence.

Meal Type






Food Stars

Blueberry, scones, lemon drizzle





You Need This Stuff

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup granulated sugar, 1 tbsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt using a whisk
  4. Add 1/2 cup cold and cubed unsalted butter to the dry ingredients
  5. Using a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs
  6. Gently fold in 3/4 cup fresh blueberries and 1 tbsp lemon zest with a silicone spatula
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together 1 large egg, 1/2 cup heavy cream, and 1 tsp vanilla extract until well combined
  8. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix gently with the silicone spatula until just combined; do not overmix
  9. Using your hands or an ice cream scoop, form eight equal-sized mounds of dough on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about two inches apart
  10. Bake for 18-20 minutes in the preheated oven or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  11. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for five minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely
  12. While cones are cooling, prepare glaze by whisking together 1 cup powdered sugar and 2 tbsp lemon juice in a small bowl until smooth
  13. Drizzle glaze over cooled cones before serving

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Beti’s Reflections

On a recent culinary adventure to the heart of Britain, I stumbled upon a delightful breakfast treat that simply stole my heart. The Lemon Berry Zest Scones, a zesty lemon-infused blueberry scone with a tangy drizzle, had me swooning at first bite. As a passionate food blogger and adventurer, I knew I had to share this scrumptious British dessert recipe with my beloved readers.

Introducing the Lemon Berry Zest Scones recipe, perfect for serving up to eight people! These homemade glazed scones are an irresistible morning indulgence that will have you dreaming of quaint English cottages and rolling countryside hills. However, if you’re on the hunt for non-lemon desserts or berry-free recipes, this might not be the one for you.

The magic of these blueberry lemon scones lies in their simple yet flavorful ingredients: all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, unsalted butter, fresh blueberries, lemon zest, egg, heavy cream, vanilla extract, powdered sugar and lemon juice. The combination of buttery lemon blueberry scones with the zesty fruit flavors creates an unforgettable taste experience that’s perfect for summer dessert recipes.

To create your own Lemon Berry Zest Scones at home: preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt before cutting in cold cubed butter using a pastry cutter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Gently fold in fresh blueberries and lemon zest using a silicone spatula. In another bowl whisk together egg, heavy cream and vanilla extract before pouring into dry ingredients; mix gently until just combined. Form eight equal-sized mounds of dough on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool before drizzling with glaze made from powdered sugar and lemon juice.

And there you have it, my dear readers – the delightful Lemon Berry Zest Scones recipe that will transport your taste buds straight to the British countryside. These homemade zesty treats are perfect for enjoying with a cup of tea or sharing with friends and family. So go on, indulge in these delicious British dessert cones and let the sweet and zesty baked goods brighten up your morning!

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