London Fog Tea Scones

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Step by step guide how to make London fog tea scones.

london fog scones

Earl grey tea can be infused into scones by placing a tea bag into warm milk. Let it infuse for a few minutes while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

We use both vanilla bean paste and vanilla extract in London fog tea scones. If you don’t have vanilla paste, you can substitute for another tsp of vanilla extract.

London fog tea scones are light and fluffy with a hint of earl grey and vanilla to coat your pallet.

earl grey scones

London Fog Tea Scones

How to make London fog tea scones
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: scones
Yield: 20 mini scones

Materials

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold
  • 1/2 cup milk warm
  • 1 tea bag earl grey
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Earl Grey Icing

  • 1/3 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tea bag contents

Instructions

  • Warm milk in the microwave for ~ 1 min. The milk shouldn't be scalding hot, just warm. Add the earl grey tea bag to the milk.
    earl grey infused tea scones
  • Mix together in a large bowl flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • Cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add egg, vanilla paste, and vanilla extract to the warm tea infused milk.
    earl grey infused tea scones
  • Remove the tea bag from the milk. Add the milk to the flour mixture.
  • Gently mix the scones until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Roll out the scone dough until the thickness is 1/2". Cut the scones in small triangles (2-2.2" inches long).
  • Bake the scones at 425 degrees F for 8-11 minutes until just browning on the edges.
  • Let the scones cool.
    london fog scones

Earl Grey Icing

  • Cream butter in a stand mixer on high.
  • Add vanilla extract and cream together. Slowly add icing sugar to the butter.
  • Add milk to thin the icing. Cream on high. Adjust icing by adding icing sugar to thicken the icing, or milk to thin the icing if you need to.
  • Empty the contents of an earl grey tea bag into the icing. Beat on high.
  • Spread the icing onto the tea scones.
london fog scones

How to Make Waffles at Home

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In order to make waffles at home, you will require a waffle maker. Waffle makers come in all different shapes and sizes, so make sure you select one that is appropriate for your families needs.

Our waffle recipe is a dense waffle recipe. The waffles will be dense and fluffy with all of the air beaten in by your hand mixer.

Can you make waffle batter ahead of time

You can make waffle batter 1-2 days ahead of time. Store the waffle batter in the fridge prior to use.

What is the best oil to use for waffles

The best oil to use for waffles is olive oil. You can use extra virgin olive oil if you want to, but regular olive oil is the best oil to use for waffles.

How to Make Waffles at Home

Step by step guide how to make waffles at home
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: waffles

Equipment

  • Waffle Maker

Materials

  • 65 ml egg 1 1/2 eggs approximately
  • 175 ml milk
  • 5 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 60 ml oil
  • 190 ml flour
  • 5 ml baking powder
  • 2 ml baking soda
  • 1 ml salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your waffle maker while you are making your batter.
  • In a medium bowl with high sides, beat eggs with a hand mixer. Add the rest of your ingredients to your bowl and mix on low speed until the batter becomes a smooth mixture.
  • Feel free to spray oil or Pam onto the waffle maker if you desire. This will make cleanup later on much easier. Pour batter onto the waffle maker. Only fill it in the center, and do not overfill. The batter will spread out to the edges as you gently close the waffle maker.
  • Cook until the waffle becomes golden brown with crispy edges.
  • Life out your waffle with a fork. Put in on a plate and serve immediately.

How do you make waffles crispy?

Make your waffles crispy by cooking your waffle on a bit higher of a temperature than you normally would. Cook it until it crisps on the edges, the waffle should look golden brown.

Blueberry Crepes Recipe

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Step by step guide how to make a blueberry crepe recipe at home. Even if you don’t have a crepe pan, you can still make crepes at home using a large frying pan. They are easy to make! They look lovely when served with Sunday brunch. You will impress your entire family when you serve crepes.

blueberry crepes recipe

Blueberry Crepes Recipe

How to make blueberry crepes at home
Prep Time25 mins
Active Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: crepes

Materials

  • 150 ml flour
  • 15 ml sugar granulated
  • pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 175 ml milk
  • 15 ml oil
  • 1 ml lemon juice

Instructions

  • Place all of your ingredients into a large bowl with high sides. Use a hand mixer and beat until smooth ~2-3 min.
  • Let your batter rest for 15 min at room temperature.
  • Heat your crepe pan or a large frying pan on medium heat.
  • Place a bit of oil in the pan and spread it around using a pastry brush.
  • Pour 75-80 ml of batter into the pan. You might have to use your pastry brush to gently guide the dough around the pan. Or, if you're using a frying pan, tilt the pan until the dough is covering the whole pan. The crepe will be very thin.
  • Cook until the crepe is a very light golden brown color. Flip the crepe and cook the other side for 2 min. It will be difficult to flip because crepes are delicate and flimsy.
  • Place the crepe on a plate you plan to serve it on. It's best if you don't stack your done crepes. Put them on different plates so they are easy to fill and you wont risk tearing them. Or put parchment paper in between them if you don't want to use that many plates.
  • Fill your crepes. You can put the sauce in the center roll them up. Or, you can layer the crepe like a an accordion and top with sauce.
  • Serve immediately.

Blueberry Sauce for Crepes

How to make blueberry sauce for crepes
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: sauce

Materials

  • 60 ml sugar
  • 15 ml cornstarch
  • 45 ml water
  • 250 ml blueberries

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan on low-medium heat mix together water and cornstarch.
  • Stir in water. The mixture should bubble and thicken within a few minutes.
  • Add in blueberries. Cook until the sauce thickens and is heated throughout. It can take longer to cook the sauce if the berries are frozen.
  • Serve immediately on crepes. Store in the fridge for up to 2-3 days.

You can make your blueberry sauce for your crepes with frozen or fresh blueberries. If you use frozen blueberries, the sauce can take a bit longer to cook. Be patient, your sauce will thicken up in about 10-15 minutes.

blueberry sauce for crepes

What is the difference between a pancake and a crepe?

A pancake using leavening agents to make it puff up. Pancakes are quite a dense food to eat, therefore they are fairly filling. Crepes do not use any leavening agents. The batter is very thin, unlike pancake batter which is a thick batter. Crepes are thin after they are cooked, making them not very filling. They are not a very sweet food, so you can top them with just about anything. There are savory or sweet crepes, whereas for pancakes there are only sweet toppings for them.

What do crepes taste like?

Crepes taste like a neutral food, there isn’t that much flavor to them, other than a hint of egg flavor. The flavor for a crepe comes from the sauce it’s served with. You can serve crepes with countless sauces like hazelnut spread, chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce, etc.

What do crepes taste like?