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Angela Tustin’s Blueberry and Lemon Thyme Scones with Sweet Lemon Cream recipe

Moist, light scones with a golden crustyexterior are served warm with a sweet lemon cream.

Recipe: Angela Tustin’s Blueberryand Lemon Thyme Scones with Sweet Lemon Cream

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups soft cake flour
3 tablespoons baking powder
4 ounces butter, cubed
1/4 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1/2 cup dried blueberries
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
3 sprigs lemon thyme, stems removed, whole leavesSweet Lemon Cream:8 ounces Neufchatel cream cheese
3 tablespoons SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1 lemon, zest and juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Combine the first 11 ingredients exceptbutter and buttermilk into a large mixing bowl. Add cubed butterand press butter into dry mixture by hand until butter mixtureis coarse, not smooth (this is especially fun for the kiddies,but beware, it can get messy).
  • Add buttermilk slowly and mix dough togetheruntil lightly combined. Remove dough to a floured surface andknead until ingredients are blended but dough is not over worked.
  • Roll dough with a rolling pin until 2/3-inchthick. Cut out with a 2 round cutter (re- roll dough when needed)and arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 425°F (220°C) for approximately6 minutes until tops of scones are golden brown. Remove fromoven and serve warm with Sweet Lemon Cream.
  • Sweet Lemon Cream: Place the remaining ingredients into the bowlof an electric mixer. Whip on medium speed until mixture is fluffyand homogenous. Serve with Blueberry and Lemon Thyme Scones.

    Makes 12 servings.
    Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
    Total Time: 23 Minutes

    Nutrition Info Per Serving (1/12 of recipe):Calories 270 | Calories from Fat 110 | Fat 13g (sat 8g) | Cholesterol35mg | Sodium 350mg | Carbohydrates 32g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 13g| Protein 5g

    Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable fordiabetics. For more information regarding this product, pleasecall 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at

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