Okay, I lied a little in the title. These aren’t really scones, and they’re not very pretty. They’re actually biscuits (which don’t ever need to be precious at all–they are allowed to be quite the hodgepodge. Double [baking] standards!).
Anyway, I added a bunch of sweet stuff to them and changed them into faux scones. Don’t tell the British.
They are still buttery, soft, and big, like biscuits, but sweet, sugary, and very cinnamony–like a good fall scone should be.
Also, if you’d like to wrestle with a sticky dough when baking, this is the recipe to make.
In fact, I couldn’t even pat it out; you’ll need an ice cream scoop.
But, hot out of the oven with a bit of salted butter (or heck, make yourself some maple butter and throw some bacon in there), they are a delightful afternoon snack. Or breakfast. Or dessert? Scones are so versatile. Unlike biscuits. Good thing I changed the title. Continue reading