Earl Grey Lavender Scones

Make these from scratch Earl Grey Lavender Scones in under 30 minutes! They are really easy to make in your food processor and bake to perfection in under 20 minutes. 

Earl Grey Lavender Food Processor Scones

These Earl Grey Lavender Scones are perfect for dipping in your coffee or tea. They have a floral flavor from the lavender with a hint of richness from the earl grey.

Lavender is one of those things that you either love or you hate. Personally I love it, but I can understand why people equate it with soap instead of food and that can be tough to get over. Another thing about lavender is that a little goes a very long way! These Earl Grey Lavender scones only have 1/2 tsp of lavender in them, but it is definitely the primary flavor.

Earl Grey Lavender Homemade Scones

The earl grey comes from opening actual tea bags and adding the grounds straight into the batter. Though it is the visible component of these scones the earl grey flavor is a subtle after thought in relation to the lavender.

So, what I’m saying is, these scones are for the lavender lovers out there!  I picked up dried culinary lavender flowers from my local World Market, but you can also get it on Amazon.

Earl Grey Lavender Scones from Scratch

Let’s make them!

You will mix them entirely in your food processor, starting with the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Next add in the lavender and earl grey and then the honey. At this point you will add the butter, be sure to use cold butter, I put it in the fridge for 10 minutes before using. Add the butter in 1 tbsp pieces, pulsing for 10 seconds in between each addition. Finally you add the heavy cream and vanilla extract and process until the batter starts to form a ball.

Earl Grey Lavender Scones

You will then gather the dough ball and place it on a lightly floured surface. Next roll out the batter to form a 1 inch thick by 6 inch wide circle. Slice the batter into 8 triangular pieces to form the scones. Transfer the scones to a prepared baking sheet and bake at 375°F for 16-18 minutes until the edges just begin to brown.

The easy powdered sugar glaze is optional. If you want to dress up your scones drizzle it on top once they are cooled.

The scones will keep up to a week in the refrigerator (if you like a moister scone) or on the counter (for dryer scones) in an airtight container. You can also wrap them individually and store the in the freezer to defrost and eat as desired.

Earl Grey Lavender Scones


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Earl Grey Lavender Scones

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 8 scones 1x


Make these from scratch Earl Grey Lavender Scones in under 30 minutes! They are really easy to make in your food processor and bake to perfection in under 20 minutes.




2 cups white all-purpose flour, sifted

1/3 cup white sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

3 bags earl grey tea

1/2 tsp culinary lavender

2 tbsp honey

1/2 cup very cold butter*

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 tsp vanilla extract

Glaze (optional)

2/3 cup powdered sugar

1 tbsp water

1/2 tsp vanilla extract



Put butter in the freezer for 5-10 minutes to get it really cold

Preheat oven to 375°F

Add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt to the bowl of your food processor, pulse to combine

Cut open the 3 tea bags and pour the earl grey contents into the food processor with the culinary lavender.

Turn food processor on high and process for about 30 seconds

Add honey, process for 30 more seconds

Remove butter from the freezer and cut into tablespoons

Add butter to food processor 1 tbsp at a time, pulsing for 10 seconds with every add

Add the heavy cream and vanilla extract, process 30 more seconds or until begins to form a ball

Gather batter into a ball with your hands and place it on a lightly floured surface

Roll out batter into a circle so it is about 1 inch thick and 6 inches in diameter

Cut into 8 triangular scones

Place scones on a prepared baking sheet

Bake for 16-18 minutes, tops and edges should just be beginning to brown

Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack

Glaze (optional)

While scones are baking prepare glaze

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, water and vanilla extract until glaze is smooth

Once scones have cooled, drizzle glaze over the tops, allow to set at least 20 minutes

Serve or save for later*


*If you like dry scones, you can store them on the counter top covered in a layer of plastic wrap for up to a week, they will dry out more and more as time passes. If you prefer a moister scone, store them in the refrigerator in an air tight container for up to a week. Or individually wrap them and store them in an air tight container in the freezer, take out and defrost when you are ready to eat.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes

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