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Blueberry and Walnut Scones

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I was at home this weekend to visit my family and friends, of course, but also (and mostly) because my mum and dad were getting a new kitten.  This is incredibly exciting to someone like me who adores cats, future cat lady right here!

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We went to pick him up on Saturday morning, and since then he has taken to his new home as if it has always been this way.  He is just a crazy, playful, super cute kitten who we are all completely in love with already.  Of course I had to come back home to Glasgow eventually and I miss him already!  I mean look at that face…

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When I was baking these muffins he was following me all around the kitchen trying to get in to every cupboard and drawer I opened, trying to figure out what on earth I was up to and why I wasn’t playing with him.  Despite the distraction, I manged to finished baking without any kitten related disasters, and they turned out great.

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These scones are light and flavourful.  A little bit too summery for the season perhaps, with the fresh blueberries, but I just really fancied baking with blueberries.  They have a brilliant flavour after baking, and go really well with the toasted walnuts and spices here.  Alone, the scones are not overly sweet, but that was a great excuse for a maple glaze and means you are able to sweeten them up with some homemade jam. (more…)

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