Ginger Glazed Blueberry Scones are the perfect way to savor the sweetness of juicy blueberry and tangy lemon together in a homemade sweet treat! An easy lemon blueberry scones recipe that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch and even dessert!
Blueberry Scones Recipe
I love the ease of dining al fresco on a summer morning with Ginger Glazed Blueberry Scones and a pitcher of iced tea. Add a slight breeze and warm sunshine and my morning just went from good to fabulous!
You will enjoy serving our easy lemon blueberry scones recipe at your next brunch get together, on Mother’s Day to celebrate that special mom in your life and even on Easter Sunday morning. Actually, anytime you feel like a homemade sweet treat is a good time for Ginger Glazed Blueberry Scones!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- granulated sugar
- baking powder
- ground cinnamon
- lemon zest
- confectioners’ sugar
- ground ginger
- warm water
- crystallized ginger
What are the health Benefits of Blueberries?
With blueberry season in full swing, scones are the perfect way to savor the sweetness of one of the highest antioxidant foods in the world! The list of the health benefits of blueberries is quite amazing.
Blueberries are :
- high in fiber
- low in calories
- low on the glycemic index
- a natural source of soluble fiber and insoluble fiber
- rich in antioxidants which reverses damage by toxins and free redicals
- aid in weight loss
- restore hormone balance which counteracts acne
- promote heart health
- lower LDL cholesterol naturally
- lower blood pressure naturally
- raise HDL cholesterol naturally
- protect your brain from degeneration, neurotoxicity and oxidative stress.
- benefit your skin by reducing sun dmamge
So I say, please pass the Ginger Glazed Blueberry Scones!
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Combine two favorite summer fruits, blueberries and peaches, for a fabulous side dish of Blueberry Peach Orzo , a lime-kissed orzo pasta is studded with fresh juicy peaches and succulent blueberries. Tender peppery arugula leaves offset the fruity sweetness creating a perfect balance of flavors.
Meyer Lemon Glazed Blueberry Pound Cake starts with a pound cake mix studded with fresh blueberries for a pop of summer berry flavor, enhanced with sour cream for extra moistness and drenched in a Meyer lemon syrup. Finish with a Meyer lemon glaze and candied Meyer lemon slices that complements the berry flavor, and every bite will be a taste of heaven!
Preheat oven to 400F. Grease baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
In bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
Using pastry cutter, or two knives, cut in butter until mixture is size of very coarse crumbs.
Stir in blueberries and lemon zest. Stir in milk until mixture just holds together.
On a lightly floured surface, knead dough slightly and shape into an 8-inch circle, about 1-inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges and transfer to prepared baking sheet.
Brush tops with beaten egg and bake 20 minutes or until tops are golden. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Transfer to wire rack and cool slightly.
In bowl combine confectioners' sugar, ground ginger and water, stirring until smooth. Glaze tops of scones. Top with sliced crystallized ginger. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 8 scones.