Almond, Apple Cinnamon Scones
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Almond, Apple Cinnamon Scones
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Cut in the shortening with the flour mixture until the mixture resembles coarse corn meal. (Use two forks or a pastry blender)
  4. Stir in the apples.
  5. Whisk 1 egg, yogurt, milk, and almond extract together in a small bowl until smooth.
  6. Stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture just until blended.
  7. Gather the dough, and place the dough on a lightly floured surface; knead 4 to 5 times.
  8. Pat dough into a 7 inch diameter circle about 1 1/2 inch thick.
  9. Cut dough into 8 wedges, and place on prepared baking sheet.
  10. TOPPING:
  11. Whisk the milk and 1 egg together in a small bowl.
  12. Brush tops of scones with the egg mixture.
  13. Sprinkle each scone with cinnamon sugar and almonds.
  14. Bake in preheated oven until tops are golden brown, and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  15. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Fresh Peach Cobbler
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Fresh Peach Cobbler
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. In a large saucepan combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon.
  3. Stir in peaches and lemon juice, tossing until peaches are evenly coated.
  4. Cook filling over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute.
  5. Pour mixture into an ungreased 2 quart casserole dish. Keep mixture hot in oven while you make topping.
  6. TOPPING:
  7. In a medium bowl combine flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Mix thoroughly, then cut in shortening until mixture looks like fine crumbs.
  9. Add milk and stir until mixture is evenly moistened.
  10. FINAL STEP:
  11. Remove peach filling from oven and drop dough onto peaches in 6 equal-size spoonfuls.
  12. Return cobbler to oven and bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
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Strawberry Shortcake
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Strawberry Shortcake
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Instructions
  1. Mix strawberries with 3 tablespoons sugar and refrigerate while juices develop, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. Add heavy cream and mix until just combined.
  5. Place mixture in an ungreased 8-inch square pan and bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove shortcake from pan and place on a rack to cool slightly.
  7. Cut into 6 pieces and split each piece in half horizontally.
  8. Spoon some of the strawberries with their juice onto each shortcake bottom.
  9. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream and then the shortcake top.
  10. Spoon more strawberries over the top and serve.
Whipped Topping
  1. Using a mixer, beat the heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and lemon zest until soft peaks form, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
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