Thursday, April 1, 2010

easter yum!

Easter Scone boxes and Easter Jam!!
Time to pull out the fancy Martha Stewart 
treat boxes... AND, I just noticed there is a crazy
sale going on at Martha on these very treat boxes and 
all of the wonderful paper that dreams are
made of. Go here to buy some. Major! 
update: the sale is over and the paper products are gone!!
hopefully, Martha will put some new papers up soon!
Owl stamp from The Mayberry Sparrow. Never gets old! 
Susie was kind enough (and very patient) to bring a new baking
experience to the babe and share her 
awesome mini scone recipe with us!!
Yes, the rabbit took a bite too. 
Get Susie's fave scone recipe, from Judith Ryan Hendricks
'Bread Alone' , a fictional novel that includes 
yummy pastry recipes! below!

Scones from 'Bread Alone'

ingredients :
3 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
5 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup butter, chilled and cubed
1 cup milk
1 egg
zest of orange
1 cup cranberries soaked in orange juice
1/2 cup pecans

directions :
mix dry ingredients together. 
(flour, sugar, baking powder, salt)
whisk egg milk and orange zest
add milk mixture to dry mixture and add
optional fruit and nuts. 
roll out to 3/4" thick with a rolling pin...
cut into desired shapes. we cut cute triangles
bake @ 375 degrees for 25 minutes and 


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