Well hey there ya'll!!!

If you're like me and you LOVE baking and cooking, boy are you in the right place?!

Here you'll find recipes and techniques that have worked well for me, as well as new ones. I'm still learning too!

I've decorated cakes professionally for over a decade, so if you have any questions, about anything that's posted here feel free to ask.

I also take orders for birthday, wedding and any occasion cakes, as well as pastries, cookies and any other baked goods. You can find a basic pricing guide here, and a list of flavors here. If you need anything special just ask! :)

Cinnamon Scones

Cinnamon Scones

Scones are best served warm, right out of the oven. A little crisp on the outside, and warm and soft on the inside...  They are perfect to eat with your favorite cup of coffee, on this rainy day.

These are made in a food processor. They take about 5 minutes to prepare. You can also make them by hand if you prefer, but it's a lot easier in a food processor.

Here's what you need: 

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter (cubed) 
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla

For the glaze: 

  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons of milk

Preheat your oven to 375°.

First add your flour to the food processor.  

 

upload.jpg

Next add in the baking powder, salt and baking soda.

 

upload.jpg
upload.jpg
upload.jpg

Pulse a few times to combine. 

 

upload.jpg

Add in the cubed butter.

 

upload.jpg

Pulse for about a minute. The mixture should resemble cornmeal.

 

upload.jpg

Next add in the buttermilk, egg, vanilla, cinnamon and sugar.

upload.jpg
upload.jpg
upload.jpg

Turn the mixer on, and let it run until the dough mixes into a ball. It takes about a minute. 

 

upload.jpg

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. It won't be too sticky.

upload.jpg

Gently shape the dough into an 8 inch round and sprinkle with a little more cinnamon.

upload.jpg

Cut into 8 wedges.

 

upload.jpg

Place wedges on a baking sheet, that has been lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375° for 12 to 15 be minutes. 

 

upload.jpg

While they are baking, make your glaze.

Add 1 cup of powdered sugar to a bowl. 

 

upload.jpg

Add in 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix well. Add more milk, a tablespoon at a time if needed. It should be a little runny.

 

upload.jpg

Drizzle the glaze over the warm scones, and enjoy!

 

Cinnamon Scones at TheCajunCakerella.com

Cinnamon Scones at TheCajunCakerella.com

Lavender Almond Scones

Lavender Almond Scones

Cajun Meat Pies

Cajun Meat Pies