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London Fog Tea Scones

How to make London fog tea scones
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time10 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: scones
Yield: 20 mini scones


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold
  • 1/2 cup milk warm
  • 1 tea bag earl grey
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Earl Grey Icing

  • 1/3 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tea bag contents


  • Warm milk in the microwave for ~ 1 min. The milk shouldn't be scalding hot, just warm. Add the earl grey tea bag to the milk.
    earl grey infused tea scones
  • Mix together in a large bowl flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • Cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add egg, vanilla paste, and vanilla extract to the warm tea infused milk.
    earl grey infused tea scones
  • Remove the tea bag from the milk. Add the milk to the flour mixture.
  • Gently mix the scones until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Roll out the scone dough until the thickness is 1/2". Cut the scones in small triangles (2-2.2" inches long).
  • Bake the scones at 425 degrees F for 8-11 minutes until just browning on the edges.
  • Let the scones cool.
    london fog scones

Earl Grey Icing

  • Cream butter in a stand mixer on high.
  • Add vanilla extract and cream together. Slowly add icing sugar to the butter.
  • Add milk to thin the icing. Cream on high. Adjust icing by adding icing sugar to thicken the icing, or milk to thin the icing if you need to.
  • Empty the contents of an earl grey tea bag into the icing. Beat on high.
  • Spread the icing onto the tea scones.