Need ideas of what to bring to brunch or your friend’s baby shower? These berry scones are the answer. Hiding bursts of berries and dripping with a sweet almond icing, these scones are sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Berry Scones with Sweet Almond IcingIngredients:

  • 5 cups white flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 ½ Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 1/3 cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Blend the dry ingredients, shortening and butter together until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add most of the milk. With a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl, while adding the rest of the milk. Do not over mix!
  4. Gently fold in the fruit.
  5. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop or large spoon, scoop the dough onto the baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, until lightly browned.
  8. While the scones are baking, mix the powdered sugar, almond extract and milk together and set aside.
  9. Let the scones cool and drizzle with icing.

For more recipes like this, visit Kiwi & Carrot, produced by our food blogger, Sarah Romero.