Basic Blueberry Scones

Blueberries are not my favorite berry. In fact, they are one of my least favorite. However, dried blueberries were on sale at my local grocery store the other week, and I grabbed a couple packets, thinking I could use them for some scones. I’m glad I did, for these turned out quite yummy. I don’t…

Rosewater Crème Fraîche Scones

  In trying to clean out my fridge before vacation, I realized I’d purchased some Crème Fraîche on sale a short time ago and not used it. I had a rosewater scone recipe lying around, and thought this might be the perfect addition to what otherwise might be a bland recipe. The result was richness…

Traditional Scones with Raisins

Working through several cookbooks which I got for my birthday this past year, I just had to try these “traditional scones” from The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum. These are simple scones with only six ingredients. Butter, Egg (beaten), Buttermilk, Raisins, Sugar Ingredients:2 3/4 cup self-rising flour1/3 cup sugar1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces…

Cream Tea Scones with Currants

A firm, crispy scone with a hint of sweetness in the Pearl sugar on top I was pleasantly surprised with these scones. They turned out with a beautiful sheen to them, and, coupled with the pearl sugar on top, a hint of sweetness. Since the recipe called for two eggs, I was a bit wary….

Queen Elizabeth II Scones

It was a stumble over this recipe that places it on my blog today. While visiting Washington D.C. in December of last year, my husband and I made a trip to the Archives in order to see the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and a copy of the Magna Carta (which happened to be…