It's almost 11PM, and I'm making scones.
To eat as I watch the royal wedding.
I'm not getting up at 4AM though.
I'll do 6AM and catch what I catch on TV.
You think I should go all out and wear my pearl necklace?
I think I shall.
Royal Chocolate Scones
1 1/2 cups Bisquick Heart Smart
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup Craisins Cherry Flavor Dried Cranberries (or dried cherries)
1/4 cup sliced almonds
2 Tbls sugar
1 tsp almond extract
1/2 cup + 1 Tbls milk, divided
additional sugar, almonds, and milk for decoration
Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (or foil).
In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients (Bisquick through sugar) until combined.
In a small bowl, 1/2 cup milk and extract together.
Add milk to dry ingredients; stir until soft dough forms.
Turn dough out on to counter top and kneed until all ingredients are combined.
Pat into an 8 inch circle on parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Slice into 8 wedges but don't separate. Brush top lightly with milk and sprinkle with sugar and almonds.
Bake 10-14 minutes until done. Carefully separate wedges and serve warm.