Sourdough Scones with Chocolate Chips

I love when I find an unexpectedly exceptional recipe among the family collection. I had a lot of hopes for these sourdough scones (the recipe is in my mother’s handwriting) because my comfort food, growing up, was her (regular) scones. Alas, I did not love her sourdough scone recipe – no butter!? No sugar? yikes….

Tiny Tea Cakes

I didn’t know what to expect when I decided to try this recipe – they are mix between traditional shortcake and a jam-filled thumbprint cookie. I love the crispy sugary outside and the soft buttery inside. I definitely want to make these again for a gift, entertaining or a bake sale. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups…

Tea Biscuits

Who doesn’t love a tea biscuit? We made these into breakfast sandwiches with fried egg, tofu bacon and a slice of tomato. Ingredients 2 cups flour 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup Earth balance 1 cup soy milk Yield: approx. 8-10 biscuits Preheat oven to 425o Sift together the flour, baking powder…

Strawberry Shortcake (Traditional)

These are deceptively delicious! They are similar to a tea biscuit or scone and the perfect base for soaking up strawberry juice and whipped cream. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/3 cup granulated sugar 3 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2/3 cup Earth Balance 1 cup soy milk Yield: 10-12 biscuits. Preheat oven to…

Cinnamon Raisin Scones

This possibly the most quintessential of my mother’s recipes. These were made so many times growing up and were always the one thing I asked her to bake when I came home after moving away. The version I always remember her making had cinnamon and raisins, so that’s how I’ve chosen to share the recipe….