Best Vanilla Bean Scones Recipe & Vanilla Bean Glaze Ever! Read On for the Recipe.

Many people forget how tasty scones are because they are not as popular of a dessert as compared to cookies, or cake. Sometimes, people even are under the misconception that they are doughy, bland, or dry. And trust me its better with hot tea !!!!

Vanilla Bean Scones Recipe 
A fluffy, and tasty vanilla bean scones recipe that comes together beautifully with some vanilla bean glaze and a nice hot cup of tea.


  • 2 1/2 cups white unbleached flour +1 tablespoon to flour your hands, work area, and pastry cutter
  • 1/4 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon reserved from sprinkling over the top of the scones before baking
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 12 tablespoons butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste buy on Amazon


  • 1 /2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk * adjust slightly if glaze is too thick
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste


  1. Pre-heat over to 425
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Prepare a lightly floured work area. Coat your pastry cutter
  4. In a stand mixer, add the flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar
  5. Add the cubed butter, and mix until the dough forms tiny balls.
  6. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg, vanilla, milk, and then add it to the mixer
  7. The dough should come together and form a ball
  8. Remove dough and transfer to your floured work area
  9. Shape the dough into a 1" thick circle
  10. Using your pastry cutter, divide dough into 8 pieces
  11. Bake for 12-14 mins or until golden brown edges form
  12. For the Glaze, whisk the powdered sugar, whole milk, and vanilla bean paste together until thick and creamy, but pour-able
  13. Pour the glaze over the warm scones, and enjoy!