Scones

Confession #108: I’m Finally Growing Up… Strawberry Peanut Scones

February 5, 2013
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You’re technically an adult when you turn 18, right? Actually, I don’t even know if that’s totally true, with all of the milestone ages you hit between 16 and 21. There’s a lot of other factors that – I think – contribute to your “adultiness” though. And maybe I’m officially not an adult since I […]

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Confession #105: I’ll Come for the Food… Apricot Almond Scones

January 24, 2013
Apricot Almond Scones from Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

 Being the crazy food-lover that I am, I get pretty excited about things when there’s food involved. One of my favorite things about going on vacation? Breakfast. Dinner. Dessert. ← woops, three things Somebody’s birthday? That means cake :) You guys, I still get excited when there’s a candy bowl at the bank. So you better […]

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Confession #92: I’m Obsessed… Glazed Pumpkin Scones with Caramel Drizzle

November 6, 2012
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Remember when I was obsessed with chocolate? Like back when I wrote my very first blog post ever, and up until, umm, a few days ago? Oh wait, that’s right, still obsessed. But now I have a second obsession – caramel. Sweet, creamy, rich, luscious, caramel. Ever since I learned how to make it, I keep dreaming […]

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Confession #84: I Pretend Like I Know Things… Fig and Cardamom Scones

September 11, 2012
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Sometimes when I learn something new, I carry it around in my brain like a little “interesting fact” that I can slide into a conversation at a convenient time, making myself feel smart and full of intriguing knowledge. Except sometimes, the things I’ve learned in the past get mixed up in my brain, and I think I […]

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Confession #80: I’ve Got a Secret…Peach Scones

August 21, 2012
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Pssst… Guess what? Peaches are in season right now. How do I know that? It’s not because I’m super in-tune with the fruit seasons. It’s because lately some e-mails have been popping up in my inbox, and those e-mails contain recipes, and those recipes contain peaches. Peaches, peaches, peaches. The lovely thing about food blogging […]

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Confession #53: I’m Getting Serious about this “Homemade” Business.. Cinnamon Chip Cream Scones

March 3, 2012
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Have you ever bought a bag of cinnamon chips before? If so, have you ever looked at the ingredients? Depending on what brand you’ve bought, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise. Turns out at least one brand-which-must-not-be-named makes cinnamon chips that don’t have any cinnamon in them! Talk about a disappointment! I probably […]

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Confession #49: I’m all up for a challenge… Glazed Orange Scones

February 5, 2012
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Typically, if someone challenges me to do something, such as, say, make scones to compete with Panera Bread’s Orange Scones, I can’t say no. Knowing me the challenge will consume my mind until I’ve conquered it, and in said case, it did indeed consume my mind. In fact, I went out to Panera the next […]

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Confession #48: I am NOT a fast baker… Cinnamon Chip Scones

January 23, 2012
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As much as I’d love to claim that over the years I’ve learned to be really fast at whipping up a batch of… anything, really… the truth is that I think I’m slow with my baking process. For example, usually recipes tell you to preheat your oven as the first step, but I never do […]

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Confession #36: I’ve never had a chocolate orange…Dark Chocolate Orange Scones and a Happy Thanksgiving

November 23, 2011
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I remember always seeing those chocolate oranges they sell in stores, particularly when I was younger and during the holidays, I think. I always wondered what they tasted like, but it wasn’t something that my family would typically buy. Like buying yourself a chocolate bunny, I guess it just seemed like an overindulgent thing to […]

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Confession #33: I’m warming up to walnuts… Pumpkin Raisin Walnut Scones

November 13, 2011
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For most of my life, I couldn’t stand walnuts. Then, I started to accept them if they were crushed up in bread. Just recently I tried dark-chocolate covered walnuts and I do like those (shocker, I know!). Now I’m about to rant and rave about some Pumpkin Raisin Walnut Scones. (I still can’t say I […]

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