Buttermilk Scones with Mascarpone Whipped Cream and Jam

Lets keep things short, just like this recipe. Scones are the best thing to make when you have that last minute panic of “I am supposed to take something and forgot” less than an hour before you are supposed to go out (or are expecting people soon). Perfect at any time of day and great for the kids and adults.

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Strawberry Cupcakes with mascarpone

Sometimes you have to make do with what’s in the house. Surprisingly that is how these cupcakes came to be. I woke up one Sunday morning a few weeks ago and suddenly remembered that I hadn’t gotten around to making something for the shared lunch at church. A quick scan of the fridge and freezer left me with frozen strawberries and mascarpone cheese. I didn’t have a recipe that used these but a little modification to one of my favourite vanilla cupcake recipe worked out pretty well.

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