Posted in Breakfast, Yeast and Quick Breads

Lemon Olive Oil Scones with a Lemon Balsamic Glaze

I love the clean, subtle, tang of lemon in these scones. The square shape and sticky glaze make a beautiful presentation, and a unique addition to any brunch.

Lemon Olive Oil Scones with a Lemon Balsamic Glaze

By: Bekie A

1/3  cup lemon olive oil

1 egg 

4 tbsp butter

2/3 cups of half n half (or whole milk with 2 tbsp of butter)

2 tbsp water

3 cups self rising flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 tbsp salt

-Sift together dry ingredients. Soften butter and work into dry ingredients with a fork. Make a well in the dry ingredients. Mix together wet ingredients separately. Pour into dry. Mix together gently into a large disc. Don’t over mix. Using a square biscuit cutter (or any shape), cut into 8-12 scones. Brush with milk and place on a cooking stone or double-pan cookie sheet. 

Serves 8-12

Bake on 400  for 12-14 min

Icing glaze:

Lemon Balsamic Glaze

1 tsp Vanilla extract

3-4 Tbsp of Milk or water

1-2 Tbsp of Lemon Balsamic 

1 1/2 cups of Powdered sugar

–Mix together all ingredients with a whisk until there are no more lumps. While scones are hot, spoon or brush onto scones. Allow to set for 5 min before eating. 


Posted in Yeast and Quick Breads

Garlic Butter Rolls

There is nothing that will bring my kids faster to the kitchen than homemade rolls. Brush them with garlic butter, and the whole crew will be fighting for the first one out of the oven. These are also great for sliders or cheese bombs.

Garlic Butter Rolls

By: Bekie A

1/2 cup warm water

1/2 cup warm milk

2 Tbsp yeast

1 stick melted butter

2 Tbsp Olive oil

1/3 cup sugar

2 Tsp sea salt

1Tbsp Garlic Salt

2 eggs whisked

4 cups of flour

-Combine yeast, milk, and water and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes until foamy. Then add ingredients in the order listed. Stir until combined. Knead for 2 minutes and then cover in a large bowl and allow to rise in a warm place for 45 min- 1 hour. If you have a bread machine, add water, milk, and yeast. Place on dough setting and add the remaining ingredients. Close. the lid until it beeps. 

Once risen:

Then separate into 12-16 large rolls rolling with buttered hands and place 1-2 inches apart in a 13×9 pan. Brush with butter and allow to sit for 20 minutes. Meanwhile turn on the oven to 350.

The rolls will rise again during those 20 minutes. Place in the oven on the top rack. Bake rolls for 15 minutes until golden. Brush with garlic butter once you remove them from the oven.

Garlic butter:

3 Tbsp salted butter

1 clove of garlic smashed

–Place garlic clove with the butter in a glass dish. Microwave for 30-45 seconds.  Brush into finished rolls.

-Add 2 Tbsp of  Parmesan cheese to the butter to make the rolls over the top!

Posted in Breakfast, Yeast and Quick Breads

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Scones with a Vanilla Glaze

Chocolate and cream will melt in your mouth with this decadent morning treat. It is perfect for a Brunch, a fancy shower, or winning over a special heart.  I cut these with a square biscuit cutter and glazed them with vanilla for a fun twist.  Enjoy!

By: Bekie A

6 Tbsp of softened butter

1/3 cup sugar

1 tsp sea salt

2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 Tbsp of water

2/3 cup of half n half

3 Tbsp egg whites or 1 egg

4 Tbsp sour cream

1/2 tsp baking powder

3 cups self rising flour (don’t have self rising flour? Add 1 tsp of baking soda to the flour)

Mix together butter, salt & sugar. Add in remaining wet ingredients. Stir baking powder into Self Rising flour. Mix into wet mixture a cup at a time until dough comes together. Pat into a 2 inch round disc on a floured surface. Cut into desired shape either with a biscuit cutter or sharp knife. Brush the top with milk and bake on a baking stone, or a double baking sheet for 10-12 minutes on 400 until golden. Brush or dip the scones into the glaze and allow to set.


1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp of butter extract or 1 Tbsp of butter

1 cup of powder sugar

4 tbsp of milk

—mix together with a whisk until smooth

Posted in Breakfast, Yeast and Quick Breads

High-Rise Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

We like things big in Texas. These biscuits will live up to the reputation.

High-Rise Honey Buttermilk Biscuits

By: Bekie A

2/3 cup of butter melted

1/3 cup of honey & 1 tbsp of honey

2 Tbsp of sugar

1 cup buttermilk

3/4 cup half n half plus 1 Tbsp for brushing tips of biscuits

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 1/4 tsp salt

5 cups of self rising flour

Mix together wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Whisk together dry ingredients. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix gently until it comes together. Pat into a 1 1/2-2 inch disc. Using a biscuit cutter, gently cut into 10-12 large biscuits. Brush the tops with half n half.

Bake @ 425 for 12-13 min until golden on top.

Approved daily by hungry kids😋