Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

These blackberry, lemon and white chocolate scones were a quick bake we made to use up some blackberries we picked the other day once again at our local pick-your-own farm. Picking fruit and veg has definitely been one of our favourite activities this summer! Baking is also an activity that I love to do with my kids, and that they enjoy too. Can’t think why!

Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

Scones are one of my favourite things to bake as they are so quick and easy, you can be eating them within half an hour.  Perfect for an afternoon snack or a quick breakfast on the go if you are feeling naughty.

Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

Recipe:

  • 225 g self raising flour
  • 55 g unsalted butter
  • 25 g caster sugar
  • 150 ml milk
  • 100 g blackberries
  • 50 g white chocolate
  • 1 tsp lemon oil (or you could use lemon zest too)
  • Milk for brushing

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180.
  2. Place the flour in a bowl, and rub in the butter.
  3. Stir in the sugar then the milk to make a soft dough.
  4. Add the blackberries, white chocolate and lemon oil or lemon zest and mix gently. It will be very soft, if needed add more flour to make a consistency you can roll out and cut using a cutter.
  5. Roll the dough out and cut out 6 large scones using a cutter.
  6. Place them on a lined baking sheet and brush with milk.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and baked through.
  8. Leave to cool on a tray and enjoy warm or cold.

    Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

I’m linking up with We Should Cocoa, this month hosted by Kate from The Veg Space. The theme this month is blackberries.

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Blackberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Scones

I’m also linking up with The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round Up from Farmersgirl Kitchen and Lavender and Lovage. Have a look for lots of blackberry inspiration!

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Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes
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I love berries and citrus flavours together, it really brings out the flavour of the berries. I bet these would go perfectly with an afternoon cuppa! 🙂

Penelope Reader
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I love blackberries – and took Harry for his first forage for them in the sling the other day. I’ll try these without the white chocolate and take them to the in-laws this weekend I think. I spy your crochet! How’s it going?

choclette
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These look so delicious Lucy and I love, love, love the idea of adding blackberries to scones. I’ve made apple scones lots of times, but had never thought to try blackberry ones. I like the addition of the sweet bursts of chocolate too. Thanks for joining in with #WeShouldCocoa 🙂

Janice (@FarmersgirlCook)
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I love scones and these would be so good with the blackberries and chocolate. Thanks for joining us for the Great British Blackberry Recipe Round Up.

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