Cinnamon Pecan Scones

2 05 2011
Here are some more delicious scone recipes. I made two different kinds the other day just for the fun of it. I always like taste comparing. Both scones were a big hit.
 

1/2 – 3/4 cup heavy cream

2 egg yolks

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup white flour

1 cup whole wheat flour

5 tbsp date sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tbsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

6 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces

2/3 cup pecans, chopped

1/2 cup dried currants

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Oatmeal Date Scones

2 05 2011
I went for afternoon tea with the ladies the other day and it inspired me to make scones. My husband, being Australian, is a big fan of English scones, not those dried out American biscuits that they try to pass off as scones at Starbucks. I would call them more of stones than scones. We make scones and serve them warm with fresh whipped cream and jam. Of course, if you can get  a hold of clotted cream, even better.

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