Friday, August 1, 2008

AUGUST Featured Recipe

What better way to create a long lasting memory with your sister(s), then over a nice cup of tea?! In celebration of Sister's Day August 6th, 2008, the recipe that I will feature for my once a monthers is:

White Chocolate Pecan Scones

2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 ounces white chocolate (good quality, such as Lindt, cut into chunks)
3/4 cup chopped pecans (leave large chunks)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Cut butter into flour mix with a pastry blender or food processor, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
In a small bowl, stir together the mil, egg and vanilla
Add the cream mixture to the flour mixture and knead until combined. Knead in the white chocolate and pecans.
With lightly flouredhands, pat the dough out on a floured work surface to a thickness of 5/8 inch.

Cut into wedges, squares or whatever you like. ( I have a teapot cookie cutter that works really cute)

Bake scones on ungreased baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned on top. Cool on baking sheet 5 minutes, then transfer scones to cooling rack. Serve warm or cool completely and store in an airtight container. Makes 8.
Since this is the recipe of the month, if you make this recipe, please send me a picture of your scones to post on my blog. All pictures due by August 25th.

1 comment:

::Sylvia:: said...

Mmmm...I can't wait to try these, I wish we could nibble them together for Sister's Day...:(