How is it that in the three steps from the kitchen bench to the door the Big Sister will forget that I asked her to put her school shoes on, but promise to bake with her on Sunday and she’ll remember that the whole week?
At a weak moment at some point I’d promised to make a cake with the kids, but come Sunday more pressing jobs took precedence, so we compromised and agreed to make scones. After scrounging around in the shed, I found a single sad can on raspberry lemonade left from a party long ago and, necessity being the mother of invention and all that, we made pink lemonade scones. I even let the kids share the remainder of the can – madness!
pink lemonade scones
- 3 cups self raising flour
- 1 cup pink lemonade
- 1 cup cream (+ more for whipping)
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
- pinch salt
Sift flour and salt into a large bowl. Make a well in the centre. Pour in cream and pink lemonade.
Mix with a knife until mixture comes together. Turn dough onto a lightly-floured surface. Add the choc chips and knead gently until smooth.
Cut scones into rounds. Arrange close together on a lined tray – putting them close together lets the scones support each other as they rise. Brush the tops with a little extra cream.
Benjamin Franklin once said “Creditors have better memories than debtors”. Sums up life at our place pretty well.
are you good at remembering?1