Skull Scones and a Sweet Giveaway!

Because she loves Hallowe'en, and her birthday is shortly after it, my writerly pal Julie Cambell, who writes the fab Doc, the Vampire Hunting Dog stories, has a cool contest over at her website and is giving away a copy of The Sweet Scent of Blood to one lucky commenter, (US only, I think). So why not head on over there and enter, and if you've already got a copy, then why not recommend the giveaway to a friend? :-) Or just make yourself a cup of coffee and spend a few minutes reading about the wonderful Doc!





At the weekend I thought I'd get into the Hallowe'en mood too with some baking ... a.k.a. skull scones! They looked none too shabby before they hit the oven. I used sultanas for the eyes and nose, and a slash for the mouth ...


... but once they'd been floured and baked they started to look a bit battered



 ... and taste wise? ... well, it's been a long time since I did much baking, so though they were all scoffed pretty quickly, my scone making abilities definitely need a lot more practise! LOL!

4 comments:

Maria Zannini said...

That is the neatest Halloween treat idea I've ever seen.

I love it! You can bake for me any time. :grin:

Mardel said...

Hey! those kind of look like they could be zombie scones! good job! :)

Julie's b-day is a day or so past my daughter's, I think. Time to send her some more books....:)

mylifeinscones said...

They look a little bit like seals :)

Suzanne McLeod said...

Maria Zannini: Thanks,Maria, though you're brave if you're ready to try my baking *g*.

Mardel: Ooh, zombie scones! Yay! Cool! :-)

mylifeinscones: Lol! They did end up a bit skewed :-)

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