My baking experiment #173 – chocolate caramel mini scones

Happy Sunday! Today is officially the last day of winter and tomorrow the first day of spring. I love springtime: all the leaves start sprouting and flowers start blooming. Here in Texas it’s also bluebonnet season and you see beautiful bluebonnets everywhere. This has been an abnormally warm winter, one of the warmest on record.… Continue reading My baking experiment #173 – chocolate caramel mini scones

My baking experiment #158 – chocolate coconut mini scones

Happy Sunday! This weekend has been absolutely lovely. The weather is gorgeous, a little warm for fall, almost summer-like. Perhaps summer wants to linger on a little more, which is fine by me! Since it’s Sunday i wanted to make a little something sweet for brunch. Haven’t baked scones in awhile so today’s the day… Continue reading My baking experiment #158 – chocolate coconut mini scones

My baking experiment #130 – chocolate chip scones

Apparently British scones & American scones are slightly different. British scones are mostly round and resemble American biscuits (which are different from what the English call “biscuits” but that’s another story). American scones are frequently cut into triangular wedges (like a pizza). British scones are not very sweet and are served with jam and/or clotted… Continue reading My baking experiment #130 – chocolate chip scones

My baking experiment #98 – cinnamon sugar scones

Haven’t baked in a week! Have been pretty busy last week with a friend visiting from out of town, then driving down to Houston over the weekend to visit the in-laws. I have been indulging in yummy desserts these past few days: Peppermint & Key Lime Cheesecakes from the Cheesecake Factory, yummy cookies from Collin… Continue reading My baking experiment #98 – cinnamon sugar scones

My baking experiment #77 – strawberry scones

It’s a beautiful fall morning, and to start the day off on a sweet note, i baked some strawberry scones for breakfast: Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces 1/4 cup milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup chopped strawberries… Continue reading My baking experiment #77 – strawberry scones

My baking experiment #46 – cheddar cheese scones

Today I needed a carb to go with dinner, so i baked some savory scones: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/cheddar-cheese-and-scallion-scones-recipe Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces 1/2 cup grated or chopped cheddar cheese 1 large egg 1/4 cup milk Instructions 1) Preheat oven to 375°F. Line… Continue reading My baking experiment #46 – cheddar cheese scones

My baking experiment #31 – Lemon mango scones

I’ve often wondered about scones. They are a British pastry often served with tea or coffee. The scones I’ve tried are often dry & hard as rock; I’ve never really liked them. But i came across this recipe and thought i’d like to try it with a little twist: http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2014/05/18/strawberry-lemon-poppy-seed-scones/ Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour… Continue reading My baking experiment #31 – Lemon mango scones