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Too much mixing, kneading, and baking will produce dry and tough scones.

Source: Martha Stewart Living Television, July 1999
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  • lesleymig60351
    23 APR, 2018
    To me, scones are made with buttermilk. I swapped the cream for the buttermilk. I like it with dried cranberries as well.
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    • tropea
      22 JUL, 2018
      These were delightful with lemon curd!
  • byersjuli8976149
    8 APR, 2018
    Did not like it with blueberries. Otherwise perfect...
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    • tjmay1947
      1 JUN, 2018
      Sounds like you need some antioxidants
  • recoiloptimum
    29 MAR, 2017
    Hey Martha, let's think of the environment! A printer friendly version need not be 3 pages long.
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    • MS10119735
      14 JAN, 2018
      Ever hear of click, copy and paste. One page.
  • MS10996330
    28 SEP, 2017
    Okay I love scones and these are THE PERFECT SCONE!! I added 1 tsp vanilla extract to the wet mixture but I followed everything else to the T! I served with Kerry Gold Butter and honey :)
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  • jodelavern
    27 AUG, 2017
    These are delicious. Light and tender and not sweet, which I like.
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  • moonjv
    12 AUG, 2017
    Not a good recipe. Panera Bakery makes better blueberries scones
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  • grosskopf5
    22 JUL, 2017
    An excellent blueberry scone recipe! Scones are not intended to be sweet - it is very British. These are delicate and light and moist. I made the recipe exactly as directed and got wonderful results.
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  • janicetkach@gmail.com
    12 FEB, 2016
    does anyone know if frozen blueberries would work?
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    • recoil
      24 FEB, 2017
      I tried it and the frozen berries sweat and make the dough harder to come together but they still tasted great.
  • Marie Bellavance
    12 JAN, 2013
    My hub and I both thought these needed more sugar! I thought 3 T was not a lot but went ahead since no other review mentioned this. They tasted like a flaky, crunchy blueberry pancake almost. Is Martha there to comment on this??
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    • OringePeel
      14 MAY, 2015
      I agree! I liked the consistency of the scones but would add more sugar next time. Maybe the recipe would be okay as-is if you had exceptionally sweet blueberries, or if you put a glaze on them.
  • kmsmart
    23 JAN, 2015
    Great for a tea party! breakfast! or whenever you want a treat. I topped them with a powdered sugar, lemon juice glaze.
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