I always look forward to getting out
the tea cozy I made from one of the
napkins in a linen set my Grandmother
made me 52 years ago when I got
married. Several of the napkins were
stained over the years so I used those.
Today I set a little table for us to enjoy
our tea time down in my basement tea
room. I have made us some Irish Currant
Scones to enjoy with our tea.
I haven't crafted much this year but
made the little decoration last year.
which were super easy so I leave the recipe
at the bottom of this post.
at a mall in Kansas City last year.
It would be for a tiny teapot.
in the collage above.
sized pieces for
of rain. It just keeps coming and more
is expected tonight. The little birds
are all wet and this morning I saw a
squirrel climb into one of the birdhouses
trying to escape the rain. I
will be glad when the sun comes
back out but I do remember that
our rain in Missouri would have
been snow in Colorado!
for some very easy scones.
IRISH CURRANT SCONES:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line
a baking pan with parchment baking
paper which really helps to keep it clean.
Combine dry ingredients first and then add
the other items: 2 cups flour, 1 Tb baking powder, 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, 1 tsp salt, 3 Tb soft butter, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup sour cream, and at the end add 1/2 cup of currants
I cut these 1 1/2" deep with a medium
scone cutter and baked them for 8 minutes in my convection oven so possibly 9-10 in a
This recipe made 9 scones.