Author: Scone Baker

Recipes, Scones

English Raisin Scones

My husband’s favorite scones are my English Raisin Scones.  These scones remind him of our trips to London and the English countryside, where we have enjoyed many scones with clotted cream and jam.  You can’t get proper clotted cream in the U.S., so my husband enjoys these English Raisin Scones with butter and raspberry jam. […]

Macarons, Recipes

Cherry Cordial Macarons

Ever since my son was a boy, I have always put a box of cherry cordials in his Christmas stocking.  So, on Easter I surprised him with a box of Cherry Cordial Macarons.   Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 16 grams cocoa powder 100 grams egg whites, room […]

Recipes, Scones

S’More Scones

Growing up I enjoyed going to camp, and some of my favorite memories are around the campfire making and eating s’mores.  So, I thought that I would combine 2 things I enjoy, s’mores and scones.  Here is my recipe for S’More Scones. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: CHOCOLATE SCONES 8 tablespoons butter 1 1/4 cups unbleached flour […]

Other, Recipes

Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted Caramel Sauce is delicious on scones, muffins, cookies, and my favorite, ice cream.  Here is my recipe which is easy to make.  The secret to making caramel sauce is not stirring the boiling syrup until after you add the cream. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup […]

Cookies, Recipes

Salted Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Since I was a little girl, one of my favorite treats at the Washington State Fair are Caramel Apples, which inspired me to make Salted Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon kosher salt COOKIES 3/4 […]

Muffins, Recipes

Banana Nutella Swirl Muffins

I have been making Banana Muffins for years.  Many years ago, on a trip to Italy with my family, my sister introduced me to Nutella.  I have been a fan ever since.  One day while making my Banana Muffins I thought, “why don’t I add Nutella to my muffins?”.  I have been swirling Nutella in […]

Recipes, Scones

Pepperoni Pizza Roses Savory Scones

Pepperoni Pizza Roses Savory Scones  are great for an afternoon snack, light lunch, or brunch, or just a fun way to have pepperoni pizza. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: DOUGH 8 tablespoons butter 1 3/4 cups unbleached flour 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon […]

Breads, Recipes

Irish Soda Bread

One tradition Rick and I have on St. Patrick’s Day is Corned Beef and Cabbage with Irish Soda Bread.  Here is a delicious recipe for Irish Soda Bread, which can be served plain, or with butter and your favorite jam. Let’s BAKE! (this recipe was revised in 2022) INGREDIENTS12 tablespoons butter, chilled (174 grams)1/4 cup […]

Macarons, Recipes

Shamrock Macarons with Minty-Green Buttercream

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these delicious Shamrock Macarons with a Minty-Green Buttercream. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 100 grams egg whites, room temp (about 3) 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 66 grams castor sugar (ultra fine). about 1/4 cup MINTY GREEN BUTTERCREAM 1/2 cup butter, room temperature […]

Recipes, Scones

King Cake Scones with Bourbon-Vanilla Icing

King Cake Scones are a delicious twist on one of Mardi Gras traditions, the King Cake, with the lavender, green and yellow sanding sugar on the inside and bourbon in the icing.  I’ve also added candied pecans in the filling, and toasted pecans sprinkled on top. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: 8 tablespoons butterCANDIED PECANS2 tablespoons unsalted […]