Almond Scones ...
It's not your fault, scones. It's not your fault.
I first made these scones for Angelo's birthday, and as much as I wanted to write about them then, I didn't want to spoil the surprise, so I refrained.
This morning, though, up too early, and knowing that I had baking on deck first thing, I realized that I could take a picture of today's lovelies.
These contain a triple hit of almond: almond paste, almond extract, and sliced almonds. An almond trifecta, if you will.
Make sure your baking powder isn't old. Scones need a bit of oomph from baking powder and baking soda to combat density. The baking powder I used for Angelo's batch wasn't old, per se, but I should have bought a new container anyway. Today's scones seem a bit higher.
Angelo, if you'd like another shipment, just lemme know.