Pancetta, Cheddar and Chive Scones. 

On Sunday, even though it was Mother’s Day I had a quiet day to myself.  Mr SmartCookieSam was out taking part in a rally in his classic car, my son was working and my daughter is at uni.  So for some of the day I was at home with the dog. I know I shouldn’t be…

Apple Scone Round

Last week my Dad and step mum gave me a bag of beautiful looking apples from the tree in their garden. I was delighted with them as the apples on my own tree in my front garden aren’t quire ready yet. The apples are a bit small and hard at the moment. To top all…

Kids’ Cookery Club- Drop Scones.

One of my favourite roles in my job as a teaching assistant and supply teacher in a local primary school is that I get to cook with the children I work with! I really enjoy it and judging by their response, I know they enjoy it too! For three years until funding and childcare issues…

Fruity Buttermilk Scones

If someone asked me what my favourite cake or sweet treat would be it would be a choice of two things. Although I love baking cakes and cupcakes, I can’t resist chewy, gooey flapjacks or scones covered in strawberry jam and cream.  It brings back fantastic childhood memories of tea out with my grandparents. Whenever…

Chocolate and Orange Scones

After drooling over all the lovely bakes on the Comic Relief Great British Bake Off the other day I was itching to bake some scones.  The scones that really caught my eye were some mouthwatering sounding chocolate and orange ones. Now I have baked chocolate and orange muffins, cupcakes or cookies before but hever attempted…

Best Loved Recipes- Cathedral City Cheddar Cheese Scones

Last weekend it was my husband’s birthday and we had my mum staying with us for the weekend. It had been a weird week all round, mainly caused by the snow coming and going.  It got to last Saturday morning and the weather had taken a turn for the worse. Overnight in our part of…