Scone Recipe and random things…

A few asked if I could share the scone recipe from my last post– so here it is – a quick translation on the fly this morning! (it’s from a french pillsbury book from years ago) I hope you enjoy them!

Raisin Scones

2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
3 tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup margarine/butter
2/3 cup raisins
150 ml evaporated milk
1 egg

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder & salt. Add margaine/butter with fork until crumbly. Add raisins. In a bowl, mix milk & egg. Add to dry ingredients to moisten. Knead 5 times. Shape in a 8″ circle diameter and 1″ high. Put on non-greased cookie sheet. Cut in 8 pieces (without seperating). Sprinkle lightly with sugar.

Bake at 400oC for 15-20min.

Serve hot.
note: We add cinnamon to ours 🙂 and typically we use whole wheat flour or a mix of white & whole wheat.

and a few random things…

a pile of fabric I got in the mail on Tuesday! Can’t wait to make dolls/toys with it 🙂 I’m hoping to start with small Valentine dolls from the Living Crafts magazine (the premier issue)

A hat for Alexandre – but turns out i’m going to need more yarn to finish it. oops!
hat for A.

An EMPTY bookshelf. I realize this is a very boring photograph — but the fact that this bookshelf (in my office) is FINALLY empty — is a HUGE accomplishement! It’s no longer empty — but it’s somewhat ORGANIZED right now!!

An EMPTY bookshelf

1/2 of the homemade spaghetti sauce that is now in the freezer for quick dinners or lazy dinners or comfort food!
spag. sauce

And finally – toddlers, painting. Isn’t it interesting to see how differently they paint? Alexandre is at the bottom — and he eventually soaked the paper so much in that spot that he was painting directly on the table!
toddlers painting


2 thoughts on “Scone Recipe and random things…

  1. Hi there! Je suis tombé sur ton site en suivant un commentaire que tu as laissé sur le miens. J’ai tout de suite été éblouis par les belles photos qui accompagnent chacun de tes billets, et en lisant un peu plus j’apprends que tu es photographe… 😉 No wonder everything looks so great through your eyes! Je vais revenir pour en lire plus…

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