Vegan Blueberry Scones

Vegan or not, this is now my go-to recipe for scones. It's so flavorful, flaky, and moist. What more can you ask for from a scone?! Try out this easy recipe ASAP! 

Total Time
40 minutes
40
Difficulty
Easy
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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with a reusable baking mat.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, ground flaxseeds, salt, and sugar.

  3. Add the cold butter, and use a pastry cutter or butter knife and hands to work the butter into the dry ingredients. The butter should end up in small pieces like coarse crumbs.
  4. Pour the milk, vanilla, and lemon juice (optional) into the flour and butter bowl, and stir until just combined. Fold in the blueberries and lemon zest. Try not to squish them too much. 

  5. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough a few times until it comes together and the blueberries are distributed evenly. Flatten the dough with your hands into a 1-inch thick circle.
  6. Using a knife cut into 8 triangle pieces. (Just like you would a pizza!) 

  7. Place the scones onto the lined baking sheet and bake for 22-25 minutes, until lightly golden brown on top. (Light golden brown, not brown) 

  8. To make the glaze (optional for extra sweetness): Combine the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and lemon juice (optional) in a bowl and whisk until smooth. Depending might need more milk or powdered sugar until you reach a drizzle consistency. 

  9. Let the scones cool for at least 15 minutes, then drizzle on the glaze. As it cools, the glaze will set.

  10. Enjoy!!

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 2 cups
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon
    baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon
    ground flaxseeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    salt
  • ½ cup
    granulated sugar
  • 8 tablespoons
    vegan butter cold
  • ¾ cup
    milk alternative (soy, oat, almond)
  • 1 teaspoon
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon
    fresh lemon juice, optional
  • ¾ cup
    fresh blueberries
  • 1
    lemon zest
  • Optional Glaze:
  • 1 cup
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons
    milk alternative (soy, oat, almond)
  • ½ teaspoon
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    fresh lemon juice, optional

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 minutes
  • Cooking Time
    25 minutes

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Notes

Original recipe from Nora Cooks. My version is very similar however, I'm adding a bit more lemon zest and juice for an extra tang that helps balance out the sweetness of the sugar and compliments the flavor of the blueberries. 

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