A Sunrise Recipe: Homemade Blueberry Scones

Sunrise Senior Living  |  February 10, 2015

At Sunrise of Richmond Hill, ON, the dining services coordinator shared a recipe favorite among our residents: Homemade Blueberry Scones. Our residents frequently enjoy these scones served at afternoon socials, especially during blueberry season in July. Blueberries have long been hailed as a super food for good reason. They are loaded with antioxidants, especially anthocyanins, which have been shown to improve vision and brain function and lower the risk of cancer.

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Homemade Blueberry Scones
Serves 6-8


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 ½ tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries

    Preheat the oven to 400°F. Combine the flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Cut in the butter until the flour mixture resembles peas. Combine the egg and milk. Add to the flour mixture until just moistened. Fold in the blueberries. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface and knead briefly.  Roll out dough ½ inch thick. Cut into wedges and place on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven. Serve warm.