Saturday, March 11th | 10:30am-12:15pm | How to Make Bakery-Style Scones

Thinking about sitting in a cozy cafe, sipping a toasty beverage with a delectable scone? In this class, students will learn how to make lavender blueberry, mocha cappuccino, and maple walnut (or pecan) scones from the comfort of their home. Each student will make nine mouthwatering, bakery-style scones with an accompanying flavored glaze. Students will learn essential baking skills such as kneading and glazing, creative flavor combinations, and helpful tips for a successful bake.

Please note: Students should preheat their ovens to 425°F at the beginning of class. In order to follow along with the instructor, please ensure you have all ingredients and equipment ready at class time.

Ingredients Needed:
5 cups flour                                    
- ⅓ cups white sugar
- 2 cups confectioners sugar
- 1 stick butter just out of the fridge
- 1 Tbsp. baking powder
- ¼ tsp. salt
- 3 eggs
- ¾ cup milk
- ⅓ cup blueberries
- ⅓ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- ⅓ cup pecans or walnuts (optional)
- 2 tsp. brewed espresso (may substitute brewed strong coffee)
- 2 tsp. local maple syrup
- 2 tsp. lavender syrup (available on Amazon: Monin, Torani, or similar brand recommended)

Gluten-Free Substitution: 
- gluten-free baking flour

Lactose-Free and Vegan Substitutions: 
- almond/coconut/oat milk
- Earth Balance vegan butter sticks
- unsweetened applesauce (1 egg to ¼ c. applesauce)

Equipment Needed:
- measuring cups and a large mixing spoon
- forks, butter knives, a sharp knife, and spoons
- 2 medium sized mixing bowls
- 3 small mixing bowls
- 1 baking sheet

Optional Equipment:
- parchment paper
- food processor 

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent 1 hour before the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the Teacher:
Bobbie Gluck's love for baking was first inspired by a Greek bakeshop in her hometown of Plattsburgh. She traveled to Europe as a young woman, studying in Salamanca, Spain, and exploring the flavors of bakeries in Spain, France, Italy, and more.  She baked professionally for 25 years in a small town bakery. Bobbie now enjoys raising her children, flower farming, baking for pleasure for family and friends, and spending time in creative pursuits at her farmhouse on the west side of Rochester.

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