Posted on April 3 2012

Cherry Scones

Over the weekend we had a little clean up day over at our community garden.  I wanted to take a little brunchy snack for everyone, so I opted for scones.  This was the first time I’ve repeated a recipe so far from the cookbook.  I mean, I make some things like pastry cream and tart shells over and over again, but this was the first entire recipe I made again.  And it was exciting!  There are SO MANY of the recipes that I’d like to make again (the brownies come to mind…), I just don’t have the time!

I had some dried cherries from Traverse City (they’re known for their cherries – they have a whole festival to prove it), so I decided they’d make the perfect addition to buttermilk scones.  Scones are one of my favorite things to make – so simple and quick!  As a lover of all things breakfast and brunch, it’s only fitting they hold such an important place in my heart.  The first time I made them using this recipe was a seriously good day in the kitchen.  I think you can quote me saying, “People who don’t like scones are stupid.”  I know, I know.  That’s one bold statement.  I’m sticking to it until someone proves me wrong.

I didn’t get a chance to get pictures of people enjoying the scones.  That was my plan!  We were all in a zombie-like scone trance, then I blinked and they were gone!  I couldn’t be more excited that everyone loved them, I just regret not getting pictures of all the adorable crumb-faced kids thanking me with full mouths and scones in both hands.  That’s pretty much the best part of baking.

  1. Anne says:

    Serious case of snoozing and losing for the Hensley clan, but I’m glad so many little towheaded children (and Jack) got to enjoy them in our stead.

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