There’s nothing quite like a snow day, especially for a Californian like myself! It was great to sleep in late but I finally rolled out of bed, motivated by the thought of homemade pancakes for breakfast. Yum.
I had just picked up milk and eggs before the storm hit, so combined with what I had on hand was able to whip these up in a jiffy.
This recipe is based on Mark Bittman’s “Everyday Pancakes” recipe with a few tweaks for flavor variation.
Winter seems to have arrived early this year, sending my baking activities into overdrive. One night, stuck at home as it was sleeting and snowing outside, I was suddenly struck with the need to bake something, anything. So off I went to rummage around my kitchen. Luckily, I managed to scrounge up just enough ingredients to whip up a small batch of scones based on one of my favorite recipes from Bon Appétit.
This recipe yields scones that are extremely light and tender due to the buttermilk and are only subtly sweet, the perfect foil for a lovely jam or honey. But they are also great on their own and are absolute heaven still warm from the oven.
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