Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones Recipe

Meaghan Mountford | The Decorated Cookie

All you need to make homemade Starbucks lemon blueberry scones is four ingredients and 30 minutes! What could be easier?

My love of coffee has been well established, as have my Starbucks runs for said liquid gold. And while I’m fulling up on my caffeine, I can’t leave without a treat. Lately, I’m all about the bagel bites. But scones are one of my biggest weaknesses.

A rich, flavorful scone goes perfectly with a cup of hot coffee. I tend to go for the Starbucks blueberry and lemon scones myself, because I so rarely make scones at home.

Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones Photo

Well, that’s about to change. Turns out, you can make your own blueberry and lemon scones with just FOUR ingredients in less than half an hour.

Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones Picture

I’ve used this shortcut before to make 2-ingredient biscuits. To make biscuits, combine self-rising flour and heavy whipping cream. To turn them into scones with blueberry and lemon flavors, I added… blueberries (of course) and lemonade.

Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones Image

Yes. A cup of lemonade. That’s it. I can’t believe how beautifully these turned out. They were so easy, it just doesn’t seem quite right to get such flavor with so little work.

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One tip to be sure your scones are light and a bit airy rather than dense: Do not overstir the batter. Mix up your ingredients just until blended and try to minimize the handling.

File 1 Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones

Because the batter is a bit soft, rather than add additional flour to make the batter less sticky to pat out and cut out shapes, I dropped the batter on the baking sheet by spoonfuls so my hands touched the scones as little as possible (until they were done, then I was all over them).

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As you may know if you share my addiction, the Starbucks version of the scones is topped in sugar. I omitted this not only to cut out the unnecessary sugar, but because I really wanted to be able to call these “four ingredient scones.”

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If you like, after the scones are baked, brush the tops lightly with melted butter and sprinkle on some sugar. Or, simply eat them as is, no butter needed, with a cup of hot coffee or tea. 

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Homemade Starbucks Lemon Blueberry Scones Recipe

    16 Servings


  • 3-3 1/2 cups Self Rising Flour
  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream, not whipped
  • 1 cup Lemonade, cold
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • Melted Butter, optional
  • Granulated Sugar, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, gently stir together 3 cups of the flour, the whipping cream, lemonade, and blueberries until just combined. If the mixture is very soft, add additional flour.
  3. Drop by large spoonfuls on the baking tray. Lightly pat the scones into flattened circles about 1 1/2 -inches high and 3-inches in diameter. (You should have 16 scones total).
  4. Bake until the tops are golden, 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. If desired, brush the tops lightly with butter and sprinkle with sugar. 


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Author: Meaghan Mountford
Recipe Yields: 16 scones
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 scone
Servings Per Recipe 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 25
Calories 146

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 2g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Meaghan Mountford

About Meaghan

Meaghan makes lots of fun and amazing treats on The Decorated Cookie. We're especially excited, because she's making Copycat Desserts for Food Fanatic!

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