Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Maple Scones Recipe

A while back I had said that I was going to post my maple scones recipe. I have yet to do it. Between the crash of my computer some weeks ago and the current weather situation, completion of projects has been slow. The internet connection keeps coming and going and I'm not able to find my B&B website anywhere so I haven't been able to post the recipe. I'm going to put my maple sugar scone recipe right here so everyone can see it and hopefully try making them. If you need granulated maple sugar you can get it from the Orebed Maple Sugar Shack. These scones are delicious! Enjoy.....

Maple Sugar Scones
3 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup granulated maple sugar
8 tablespoons very cold butter
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 large egg
2 Tbls. maple syrup to spread on scones before baking
Maple crunchies OR granulated maple sugar (either may be sprinkled on scones before baking)
Combine all the dry ingredients and wisk together. In a separate bowl, combine the egg, maple syrup and buttermilk and mix together. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir with a fork until the dough is shaggy.  Place shaggy dough on a lightly floured board and knead 5-6 times. Form into a ball and flatten to about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges. Place the wedges on an ungreased cookie sheet and brush each with maple syrup and then sprinkle each with maple crunchies.Bake at 400 degrees on center rack of oven for 18 min. or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Maple Scones Make a tasty breakfast...

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We are very lucky to be able to get our maple products from the Orebed Maple Sugar Shack. These scones use granulated maple sugar, which they have and I put maple crunchies on the top for added flavor. Our Maple scones have been a hit for our breakfasts every time we've made them. The recipe will be on our recipe page if you'd like to try making these delicious scones.

Friday, August 13, 2010

French Breakfast Muffins,Mmmmm...

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This morning's breakfast featured French Breakfast Muffins served with St. Lawrence Valley Roasters Baker Road Blend coffee. These muffins have a little bit of nutmeg in the muffin and after baking them they are topped with melted butter and dipped in cinnamon and sugar. Our guests just loved them! Once again, I will be putting the recipe on our recipe page so if you'd like to make them, go for it!

The batter is a little bit different and you need to be sure not to over stir when putting them together. Have fun with these tasty breakfast muffins.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

North Fork Bed and Breakfast Blueberry Scones

This morning's breakfast at North Fork Bed and Breakfast was blueberry scones. Very yummy! Served with Costa Rica L'Amistad coffee. I just finished putting the recipe on our recipe page so if you'd like to make them yourself, check it out! Off to do yard work. Much cooler today, thankfully!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Blueberry French Toast for breakfast today...

This morning our guests are enjoying blueberry french toast. Yesterday was apple french toast. New recipes will be posted on our website so look for these as well as our maple sugar scones. All are favorites here at North Fork B&B.

Also, pictures coming of the dining room which is newly painted and oh so beautiful! Check back and see the pictures of the new look here at North Fork.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Maple Sugar Scones

North Fork Bed and Breakfast has been serving Maple Sugar Scones for breakfast on occasion and they are delicious! We're lucky to be able to get our Maple products locally from the Orebed Maple Sugar Shack. This week we've been serving Costa Rican L'Amastad and Dark Star Blend coffees to our guests. Yesterday Tim gave our guests a tour of the coffee roastery. This morning's breakfast is our very famous strata which can be found soon on our website recipe page.