Strawberry Blueberry Orange Heart Scones

Monday, May 25, 2020
What better way to start off your day especially around Patriotic holidays than with homemade delicious Strawberry Blueberry Orange Heart scones?



Flaky with melted butter, in a heart-shaped and fruit-filled scones are perfect anytime.



Using a cookie cutter, these turn into one of the easiest ways to make a pretty breakfast treat in any shape you like.



We love making using colorful fruits in our scones and they are so festive for Red, white and blue foods bringing fun and flavorful additions to your tables, especially for Memorial Day, Veterans Day, or 4th of July party times.



These come together quickly and oh did I mention they smell heavenly to wake up to these baking?



We love baking savory or sweet scones, they're always welcome on my tables and they also freeze great!



Scroll down and check out this perfect breakfast scone fun and delicious at any time of the year!
















What's A Scone Anyway?




First of all, history shows scones traditionally were made all through England, Scotland, and Ireland but started in Scotland in the 1500s.



Scones became popular and a traditional part of tea time.



Anna, the Duchess of Bedford sometime in (1788 – 1861), had ordered the servants to bring tea and some sweet bread, which were scones.



She liked them so much they became a ritual every day around 4pm with her tea, I always find such stories fascinating.



They are still served daily with the traditional clotted cream topping in Britain.














Ingredients You Will Need


  • fresh blueberries or blackberries
  • fresh strawberries sliced and in half or use red raspberries, cherries chopped or another fruit you like.
  • light brown sugar
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • zest of 1 small orange
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • chilled unsalted butter
  • egg, beaten
  • milk
  • Extra flour
  • White sugar, for topping












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Tips For Making The Best Scones


  • Use the best quality ingredients you can.
  • Always use butter – not margarine
  • Don't mess with the dough too much! (This is a common mistake)
  • Use fresh baking powder, one that has been opened less than 6 months ago






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Perfect Snack Anytime




Some folks consider scones as a biscuit but they're not!



The big difference is a biscuit should be light—airy even—with well-defined flaky layers.



Tender, yes, but sturdy enough to support or be dragged through gravy, a runny egg yolk, or a generous serving of maple syrup.



A scone should not flake like a biscuit.



It can have layers of course, but they kind of crumble a little.



A scone is slightly dryer than a biscuit and yet, when done well, not dry at all.



Even though most of the ingredients are pretty much the same but they really are served much differently.



Some serve them with a coordinating jam, honey, clotted cream or they're great plain and just warmed and served with tea or coffee.



This recipe with so many flavors in them needs nothing else added and great to take along to work, school, or road trip!



Give them a try and let me know in the comments how you like this recipe and don't forget to follow my tips!







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Strawberry Blueberry Orange Heart Scones

Strawberry Blueberry Orange Heart Scones

These are a fresh fruits baked into our homemade buttery scones. The scones are festive and bright and perfect for any breakfast on Valentine's Day or Patriotic Holiday to kick off a fun-filled holiday. Great any time of the day with any fruits you like in them so mix and match whatever you prefer.
Prep time: 22 MCook time: 19 MTotal time: 41 M

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries or blackberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries sliced and in half or use red raspberries, cherries chopped or another fruit you like.
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • zest of 1 small orange
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Extra flour
  • White sugar, for topping

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare two baking sheets by lining with parchment or lightly spraying with spray oil.
  2. Chop the strawberries into small half slices either by handset aside. Wash blueberries pat dry and set aside. 
  3. In a bowl or food processor mix, all dry ingredients then add chilled cut up butter into the dry ingredients, add brown sugar and orange zest into the food processor or bowl and mix until fine and crumbly.
  4.  Stir in the beaten egg and milk. Fold in fruits.
  5. Sprinkle the counter or board with flour, and dump the dough out on it. 
  6. It will be very wet and sticky. 
  7. Mound a rectangular-shaped dough about an inch high and cut into desired shapes. 
  8. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  9. Bake for about 25 minutes or until just getting golden.
  10. Serve warm with honey, butter, or jam. We like them plain just the way they are.
  11. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Warm slightly in the oven wrapped in foil.
  12. Optional: While warm drizzle with a mixture of powdered sugar and leftover juice from the orange to make a very thick glaze. 
  13. Drizzle over the top of warm scones. Serve warm.
Calories
279
Fat (grams)
15
Sat. Fat (grams)
8
Carbs (grams)
22
Net carbs
10
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Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2011. It was edited and re-published in 2020.




33 comments

  1. Those are so cute, and easy! I'll make them..can't resist!:)

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  2. OMG! I wanna grab that!!! sssooo...adorable with heart shape, it festive this month :)

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  3. These look delicious Claudia! Have you SU'd!

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  4. Beautiful scones, Claudia! The berries, heart shape and glaze make them perfect for Valentine's Day :)

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  5. Hello, I am featuring this great post in my Wednesday and wandering about Valentine's Day. Thanks.

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  6. Such a great idea to use a cookie cutter!

    Love it :)

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  7. Forgive me if this is a duplicate - my comment shut my computer down! (It was that enthusiastic!) Because I love the sweet berries in this and cannot think of a better way to gently wake up my family. And the bonus is - it is so pretty!

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  8. These look so good! And how cute with the heart shape!!

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  9. These look amazing and I know they would make my Valentine very happy!

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  10. Awww, these are so sweet (literally) and absolutely perfect for my least favorite holiday which is coming up, hahaha!! I bet they taste wonderful too :)

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  11. This heart shaped strawberry blueberry orange scones are taking my breath away. Looks awesome.

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  12. These are adorable, Claudia! I would love to make these for my family this weekend.

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  13. Beautiful job Claudia...love it...and heart shapes are great idea:)
    http://mywanderingspoon.wordpress.com/2011/02/09/cappuccino-biscotti-with-almonds-and-chocolate-midweek-breakfast-that-we-all-need/

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  14. They are absolutely adorable! And must taste great as well with all the yumminess inside :)

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  15. These heart-shaped scones turned out lovely, Claudia. What a nice surprise and treat this would be if I could make this for Hubby on Valentines morning before leaving to work! :)

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  16. There's nothing I do not love about these scones Claudia! I love that they have fresh fruit AND that they are in the shape of hearts!

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  17. Wow Claudia these are really nice and from my experience with your scone recipes I'll bet they taste wonderful!

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  18. I love the festive heart scones. The blueberries are perfect.

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  19. What sweet and scrumptious scones! So perfect for Valentines breakfast!

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  20. Gorgeous job Claudia... I ♥ these scones

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  21. All the goodness are oozing out from my heart. Love it!

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  22. We have been all about scones for the last 6 months... my daughter adores them. But we have never done heart shaped! Our strawberry stand down the street just opened, perfect timing!! I just may surprise her after school today. Thanks!

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  23. WIth all of these fruits, these scones look delicious! I'm feeling like scones this weekend!

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  24. Yum! And so seasonal. Come share your wonderful scones with Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  25. They look perfect, I'd love to have one for breakfast tomorrow! Happy Valentine's Day:@)

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  26. Thanks for being a part of Seasonal Sundays!

    - The Tablescaper

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  27. Love scones and heart shaped scones....Oh my!
    xo,
    Sena

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  28. These are some really beautiful scones. Perfect for the berry season!

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  29. So berry-licious! What a fun and tasty treat to make for the summer months!

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  30. My daughter is on a baking kick and loved these! They were delicious and easy to make.

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