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Scones in 3 Flavors

 

from left to right: Chocolate Chip Orange, Maple Walnut, Cheddar Garlic

 

I’ve been making scones since a friend gave me a scone cookbook and a scone baking pan a while ago. The book is called Simply Scones and it has a lot of great recipes in it. I would still be using it, except it’s in the US with my brother, I think. The scone pan is great because it helps shape the scones into perfect little wedges. But it’s not that hard to make the same shapes without the pan either. Scones are a pretty simple combination of flour, sugar (usually), salt, baking powder, butter, and milk. After you get the basic technique down, it’s pretty easy to create your own versions by adding different flavorings to the basic dough (nuts, cheese, spices, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, dried fruits, juices instead of milk, flavor extracts . . . ).

So today I made 3 kinds of scones. I made Chocolate Chip Orange Scones from one of my favorite recipes and then I adapted that recipe to make Maple Pecan and Cheddar Garlic scones. You may also be interested in my recipe for Apple Cheddar Scones. Continue reading

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Apple Cheddar Scones

Our British friends invited us to “high tea” and asked us to bring something appropriate for a tea, so I made these.  I tried a recipe I found here, but the texture of the dough wasn’t right.  I altered the recipe and made another batch before the tea.  I love how apple and chedder taste together.  I’ll definitely make these scones again. Continue reading