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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 […]

Recipes, Scones

Maple Bacon Scone Rolls

Growing up I loved maple bars, and now you can get maple bars with bacon on top, which inspired me to create my Maple Bacon Scone Rolls.  These scones are tender and delicious, with maple and bacon throughout the entire scone. NOTE:  Use real maple syrup for this recipe Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS 7 slices bacon, […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Heart-Shaped Raspberry Macarons

Valentine’s day is coming up and my husband loves raspberries and dark chocolate.  So I am making him Heart-shaped Raspberry Macarons, and sharing the recipe with you.  With macarons, it is important to weigh your ingredients. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: COOKIES150 grams powdered sugar124 grams almond flour2 teaspoons freeze-dried raspberry powder (see note below)100 grams egg […]

Cookies, Recipes

Family Favorite Snickerdoodles

  I have been making these Snickerdoodles since I was a teenager, and they are my family’s favorite cookie.  This is the favorite cookie for college care packages, Christmas cookies,  summer camp care packages, or just because my family wants some cookies.  These cookies are soft and chewy, with a nice cinnamon flavor. Makes 36 cookies. […]

Muffins, Recipes

Raspberry Bran Jumbo Muffins

I enjoy going to Ashland, Oregon for the Shakespeare Festival.  Years ago there was a restaurant that made the most delicious bran muffins, with a jam surprise in the middle.  This recipe is based on their bran muffins. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups unbleached flour 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 2 tablespoons flaxmeal 2 teaspoons […]

Recipes, Scones

Scone au Chocolat

My husband and I traveled to France with my parents a couple of years ago.  While we were in Paris we stayed in an apartment  next door to Thevenin Patisserie that made wonderful croissants and other delicious pastries.  Every morning we would go downstairs to the patisserie and pick-up some freshly baked croissants for breakfast.  Their […]

Recipes, Scones

Cinnamon Roll Scones

There are some mornings I want a cinnamon roll, but they take hours to make.  So, I created Cinnamon Roll Scones, which you can have in about an hour.   This scone is the one all of my friends, co-workers, and family request. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: 8 tablespoons butter 2 cups unbleached flour 1/4 cup whole […]