Serve these scones warm with a good cup of coffee (or tea!) for a delightful morning or early afternoon treat! Bon Appètit!
Makes about 8 triangular pieces
2 cups all-purpose Flour
2 tablespoons white granulated Sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
1 tablespoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
6 tablespoons Butter, cut into small pieces
3/4 cup Raspberries (fresh or frozen – I used frozen)
1/2 cup White Chocolate chips
1 large Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1/3 cup Heavy Cream
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
– In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
– Add in the butter and mix with your hands until mixture resembles coarse sand.
– Gently fold in raspberries and white chocolate chips. Set aside.
– In a small bowl, beat together egg, vanilla, and heavy cream.
– Pour over the scone batter and lightly mix until the dough comes together. The dough will be sticky.
– Turn out dough on a lightly floured surface, form a circle, and flatten it until it is about 1-inch thick.
– Using a sharp knife dipped in flour, cut 8 equal pie wedges (the dough will be slightly unmanageable, but not adding additional flour results in tender scones).
– Transfer scones to a baking sheet using a flat spatula dipped in flour and sprinkle the tops of the scones with a little granulated sugar.
– Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Here’s another one of my favorite drink recipes! Obviously i’m making my mojitos Non-Alcoholic, but here is the description for those of you who don’t know what a basic mojito is/consists of… The Mojito originated in theCaribbean, probably in Cuba. And it is more or less a rum smash with the addition of club soda, tangy fruit and mint which makes for a long delightful, thirst-quenching drink. Perfect for celebrating with right around this time of year, so Enjoy! 🙂
3-4 fresh Raspberries, plus more for garnish
5-6 Mint leaves
2 tbsp. Simple Syrup (see directions below for how to make a simple syrup)
1/4 cup Cranberry-Raspberry juice (or just raspberry juice if you can find it)
2 tbsp. fresh Lime Juice (approx. 1/2 medium-large lime)
1/2 cup Club Soda, Seltzer or Sparkling Mineral Water (i most love using a Raspberry-Lime Seltzer)
Directions for the Simple Syrup:To make a simple syrup, combine 1 cup granulated sugar with 1 cup water (or just equal parts, if making more or less) in a medium sauce pan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until it begins to boil and sugar is completely dissolved. Allow to cool.
Directions for the Mojitos:In a tall glass, add raspberries, mint leaves and the simple syrup. Muddle (squish with the back of a wooden spoon) well until the mint, simple syrup and raspberries are well-combined. If possible, try not to break apart the mint leaves, as this (in my opinion) will make for a less pleasant drinking experience. Fill glass with ice. Add cranberry-raspberry juice, then lime juice and then fill with soda/seltzer.
Garnish with lime wedge or additional raspberries, if desired.