In Honor of Kate & Wills: Scones, Clotted Cream, and Lemon Curd

Happy Royal Wedding Day! 🙂 🙂

I was one of those suckers who got up today at 4.30 to make sure that I got to watch as much coverage of the royal wedding as possible (after going to bed around midnight last night after school).  But honestly, it was SO well worth it.  Although now I’m hyped up on coffee and probably will not calm down for about 2 days. **sigh** 

(I also did not take very many pictures, given that I was running back forth from the kitchen to the living room while making the dough… but oh well!)

Last night before bed, I decided to make lemon curd and Devonshire cream (or a makeshift clotted cream), along with some scones to celebrate.  I’m really not entirely crazy – but all of these recipes are incredibly simple, so I figured that I would have no problem getting all of this done (and I didn’t!).  The clotted cream was ridiculously easy to make (basically dump it all in a mixer and whip until done), but the lemon curd was a little trickier.  I was supposed to make it in a double boiler, but alas, I gave mine back to my mom after never using it, so I had to make it similarly to an anglaise, directly over the heat. Continue reading

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