"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may." Robert Herrick

"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may." Robert Herrick

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Donna Baker

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

HIGH TEA AT THE FARM

Testing, testing...
Another post, another recipe. For the Thanksgiving holiday, I usually make yeast bread rolls called Angel Biscuits. This year I have been searching for another recipe that requires kneading. I have been wanting to try the following recipe and though utterly delectable, alas, it is not the 'kneaded one'. These Sour Cream Muffins literally melt in your mouth. Had I kneaded them, they would have required chewing. Since my son is named Parker, I think I will have to go with a Parker House Roll. Nevertheless, this recipe was so easy I couldn't believe it and only three ingredients! You won't need a mixer for this one, nor strong hands. A few stirs with a wooden spoon and they are ready to bake. I must admit, I dipped my fingers in water to smooth down the tops of them before baking as I thought I wouldn't like the tops not being uniform. However, next time, I think I would like the tops cobbled somewhat to add a little crunch to them. Whatever.
SOUR CREAM MUFFINS
2 cups self-rising flour
2 sticks melted butter
1/2 pint sour cream
Stir ingredients to mix. Drop by spoonfuls into ungreased muffin tins. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Serve warm with wild plum jam (or whatever you wish) and butter.
These are very similar to southern biscuits and are really, really good, and did I say easy?

9 comments:

  1. They look yummy, I will have to try them.
    Thanks for the recipe.
    Sunny :_

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  2. Hhmmm scrumptious ;)
    I'll give them a go....tomorrow !
    Love your Chintz teaset, so very pretty.
    Jo

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  3. They're too pretty to consume!
    Debbie

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  4. Love, love, love your tea set. And I will be sure to try the recipe!

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  5. Just those three ingredients? Wow, easy peasey. They look heavenly.

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  6. High tea - one of England's most brilliant contributions to civilizations.

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  7. Oh boy....I soooo want to be your neighbor and pop over for high tea. Yes I do!

    Liked your comment about needing a ton of different houses to display a different style.

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  8. Good Lord... will you look at those!! They may have to be an addition to the Thanksgiving menu! Hugs, Janna

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  9. nothing is easy enough. these actually require baking.
    but yummm, they sound awfully good.

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