Blackberry Scones

Completely delicious!  If you are so inclined, look up a recipe for lavendar icing.

Blackberry Scones With Lavender Icing

June 19, 2017

Yield: 8

Prep time: 15

Cook time: 30

Total time: 45

Ingredients

2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup unsalted butter, frozen

1/2 cup sour cream

1 egg

1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

1 container (6 oz) fresh blackberries

1 tablespoon sugar

 

Instructions

Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.

 

In large bowl, mix flour, 1/3 cup sugar, the baking powder, salt and baking soda. Grate butter into flour mixture, then work in with fingers until mixture looks like coarse meal. In small bowl, beat sour cream, egg and lemon peel with whisk or fork. Add sour cream mixture and blackberries to flour mixture. Stir until dough comes together (some berries may become slightly crushed).


On cookie sheet, pat dough into 7-inch round. Cut into 8 wedges; separate slightly. Sprinkle evenly with 1 tablespoon sugar.


Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.


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