Lightly sweet and flowery Honey Lavender Scones are a simple treat for breakfast or tea time.
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Honey Lavender Scones: Lightly Sweet and Flowery and oh so Delicious (TastyTuesdays)

I have a wonderfully easy homemade treat for you today: Honey Lavender Scones. Slightly sweet and flowery and oh so delicious.

Lightly sweet and flowery Honey Lavender Scones are a simple treat for breakfast or tea time.

Scones are really nothing more than biscuits with more fat, usually from extra butter and cream. These are a bit more biscuit like than some of the other scone recipes on the site:

But they are fabulous in their own right. If you don’t have, or don’t like lavender, omit it. My 9 year old taste tester assured me the plain Honey Scones were delicious.

The recipe came from The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs. It is a modern romance with flashbacks to WWII Denmark and quite a few recipes throughout. I may have another recipe from it coming up soon.

Honey Lavender Scones

This scones are lightly sweet and flowery and oh so delicious. A great treat any time of day.


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (quick or old fashioned)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon dried culinary lavender flowers
  • 1 Large egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Cut in butter and add lavender.
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add the egg, buttermilk and vanilla. Stir until just combined. DO NOT OVERMIX!
Turn dough out on a lightly floured board. Shape into a circle about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges.
Place wedges on baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until lightly brown.



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