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Breakfast Pastries

Paradise Lemony Country Scones
Recipe Submitted by  Paradise Gateway B&B and Cabins

2 cups flour or Gluten free flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 cup butter
1  8-oz.carton sour cream
1 egg
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon peel
2/3 cup snipped dried apricots or dried cherries
2/3 cup snipped pitted dried plums (prunes)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 to 3 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup toasted walnuts (optional)

1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Lightly grease large baking sheet; set
In bowl stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and 1/4 tsp salt. Cut in
butter to resemble coarse crumbs; set aside.
In bowl stir together sour cream, egg, sugar, and 1 tsp peel; add to flour
mixture.  Combine just until moistened.
Stir in apricots and dried plums.  Drop dough onto baking sheet.  Bake 18 to
20 minutes or until golden and toothpick
inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly on rack.
2) For glaze, stir together powdered sugar and remaining lemon peel. Stir in
enough lemon juice to makde drizzling
Consistency; drizzle over scones.  Sprinkle with walnuts.  Makes 16 to 18

Pineapple Upside Down Biscuits
Recipe Submitted by  Paradise Gateway B&B and Cabins

1 10 ounce can crushed pineapple
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 (1/2 stick) butter at room temp
10 maraschino cherries
1 12 oz can refrigerated buttermilk (or any kind) biscuits . 10 count

Preheat oven to 400

Grease 10 cups of a muffin tin. Strain the can of crushed pineapple, save juice for later. Combine the pineapple, sugar and butter and mix well. Divide the pineapple mixture among the muffin cups. Place a cherry in the center of each muffin cup making sure the cherry is pushed to the bottom of the cup. Place 1 biscuit in each cup on top of the sugar mixture. Spoon 1 teas. Reserved pineapple juice over each biscuit. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Cool for 2 minutes. Invert the pan onto a plate to release the biscuits. Serve Warm.
I take mine out one at a time and place on a plate with the cherry side up.