Sunday, April 22, 2012

Blackberry Scones with Lime Glaze Recipe



I've been wanting to make scones for a few months, but somehow never find the time to do it. I'm a great cook, but a baker, not so much.

Earlier this week, Target, had a great deal on blackberries. I knew I just had to get them and finally make scones. If I had known they were so easy to make, I would've made them alot sooner! They turned out fabulous. The lime glaze added the perfect amount of sweetness! 

The beautiful plate in this post, was my Grandma's, and she passed away late last year. I was so happy to see how pretty this picture turned out and I know my Grandma would've loved this recipe.

My daughter and I just love them for breakfast and it's a fun recipe for her and I to make together. Ella loved adding the ingredients and she had a blast rubbing the butter into the flour mixture. She is such a fun little helper! I hope you enjoy these as much as we did. They sure didn't last long! Expect alot more scone recipes in the future!

What you need:

Scones:
2 c. all purpose flour
1/4 c. sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 c. butter, chilled
3/4 c. milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c. fresh blackberries

Lime Glaze:
1/4 c. freshly squeezed lime juice
1 c. powdered sugar
1/4 tsp lime zest
1/2 tbsp butter

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut the butter into 6-8 chunks and add to flour mixture. Using your fingertips, rub the butter into the flour mixture until it reaches a sandy consistency, making sure there are no butter chunks bigger than a pea. Combine milk and vanilla extract, and add to the flour mixture. Stir until dough comes together and gently knead in the blackberries. (I had some very ripe berries, and they will get somewhat squished, that's ok!)

Turn the dough out on a lightly floured surface and flatten into a disk about 1 inch thick. Using a knife, cut dough into 6 triangles. Place scones on the baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes.

While the scones are cooking you can prepare the glaze. In a glass microwave safe bowl, combine the lime juice, powdered sugar, and zest. Stir until completely mixed and sugar is dissolved. Add the butter. Microwave for 30 seconds and whisk to mix in melted butter. When the scones are finished, cool slightly and drizzle glaze over top.

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This recipe was shared at:
Good Recipes Online
Fabulous Friday at My Crowded Kitchen
Weekend Potluck at The Country Cook
Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Recipe Round up at Gooseberry Patch
Look What I Made at A Thrifty Mom
Makin you Crave Monday at Mrs Happy Homemaker
Breakfast Idea's Mondays at Yummy Inspiration
Mix it up Monday at Flour me with Love
Church Supper at Everyday Mom's Meals
Scrumptious Sunday at Addicted to Recipes

17 comments:

  1. Yum this would be an indulgent breakfast! Would love you to link the post up at my new link party - Breakfast Ideas Mondays - http://www.yummyinspirations.net/2012/04/breakfast-ideas-mondays-1-new-link-up.html Thanks!

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  2. These look amazing! I love the blackberry and lime together. Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

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    1. Thanks! It turned out to be a great combo!

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  3. Oh I just love blackberries and your scones look wonderful. Love the lime too! Thanks so much for sharing at Scrumprious Sunday!

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    1. I love blackberries too! Thanks so much!

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  4. That is a very pretty plate and it's even better it was your grandma's! Scones look great too!

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    1. Thanks so much! I love this plate!

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  5. Yum! I have recently attempted baking scones and these look delicious. I printed to try. Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Potluck Sheena. Have a great weekend!
    ~Kim

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    1. I hope you like them Kim! Thanks so much for hosting!

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  6. Great flavor combination! Wow I'm definitely making these. So glad to have found you from My crowded kitchen.

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    1. Thanks! We loved them!! Glad you stopped by! :)

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  7. Sheena, these could become my favorite Scones very fast. They look delicious! Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  8. You've been featured in this week's Breakfast Ideas Mondays! Hope to see you back again soon! http://www.yummyinspirations.net/2012/04/breakfast-ideas-mondays-2.html

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    1. Thanks so much for the feature! That's great!

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  9. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you have a great week end and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  10. Thanks for also recently sharing this post on Tasty Thursdays. I love scones!! It will be included in my Unlimited Limes roundup in my Fantastic Fruit series tomorrow.
    Thanks, Nichi
    www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com

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