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Strawberry and Rose Coronation Scones on a plate with strawberries, clotted cream and strawberry jam
Sweet Scones, Jubilee, Scones

Strawberry and Rose Coronation Scones

I have another suggestion for scones for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations – my delicious Strawberry and Rose Coronation Scones – the perfect partner for my Strawberry and Blueberry Platinum Jubilee Scones from last week. The coronation was in June, which is the month when British strawberries are at their […]

Platinum Jubilee Scones on a plate with fresh strawberries and blueberries and small pots of strawberry and blueberry jam
Scones, Jubilee, Sweet Scones

Platinum Jubilee Scones

Her Majesty the Queen celebrates her platinum jubilee (70 years) this year and the UK will be celebrating on June 3rd – the anniversary of her coronation in 1953. If you are having a party, perhaps you could try my special platinum jubilee scones. They are a simple scone recipe […]

Fig and honey scones grouped together on a plate
Scones, Sweet Scones

Fig and Honey Scones

This week I have been making some fabulous fig and honey scones. I had been given two jars of delicious honey – one brought by my daughter and her family from Snowdonia, Wales and the other from Cornwall by my sister. Having these two jars of really excellent honey languishing […]

Hot cross buns on a plate with yellow primroses in the background

Hot Cross Buns

I always bake hot cross buns on Good Friday for my family. I love the warm, yeasty smell of the dough as it proves and the spicy sweetness of the buns fresh from the oven. My recipe is simple to make and well worth a little extra time. Hot Cross […]