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Earl Grey and Lavender Scones

Perfect for afternoon tea or just enjoying any time. Fragrant and delicious!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Keyword: scones
Servings: 8 scones
Author: Flour Covered Apron in COLLAB with Tea Cachai

Ingredients

Scones

  • 3 tea bags Earl Grey
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup frozen unslated butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tea bags Earl Grey/ 2 tbsp loose leaf Earl Grey
  • 1 1/2 tsp culinary lavender, plus extra for garnishing

Instructions

Scones

  • Preheat oven to 400 F
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Open the 3 Earl Grey tea bags and empty the contents into the flour mixture and whisk to combine.
  • Grate the frozen butter and incorporate it to the flour mixture ideally using a pastry cutter until incorporated and the mixture has a texture of fine crumbs. If you don't have a pastry cutter, you can use your hands but work quickly so the butter doesn't get too warm.
  • On a separate bowl, mix the cream, egg and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients and mix together until completely combined.
  • Place the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape into an 8-inch disc. Slice into 8 wedges like a pizza.
  • Place scones on a silicone-lined baking sheet and bake for 18-22 minutes, until scones are golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

Glaze

  • Bring milk and lavender to a simmer and steep the Earl Grey for 7 minutes.
  • Strain the milk and pour 1/4 cup in a small bowl. Whisk sugar until fully combined. Add more sugar if you like a thicker consistency.
  • Drizzle over cooled scones and sprinkle with lavender.