At this time of year, with the weather turning ever colder, damper and more autumnal, it is still too warm to run the Rayburn 24/7 and so we tend to light it every other day or so, run it during the daytime and then let it burn out during the early evening which hopefully leaves us with a comfortable level of residual heat during the night, so it isn’t too hot and stuffy when it comes time for sleep. Another benefit of this part time running of the stove is that it has provided me with the opportunity to dig out my baking stuff and make home made treats for the Mudlets.
So with the first recipe from the ‘Mary Berry 100 Cakes and Bakes‘ under my belt (quite literally), I decided to try another and this time I settled on one of her scone recipes. My girls love fruit scones and I’m quite good at making them anyway but I thought it couldn’t help to try another variation. Continue reading