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Putting the 'scon in scones
The British import gets reborn in buttery glory

Photos by Matt Haas

June 2016

1. Turtle

Craving a decadent, dessert-like scone? This one’s for you, with chocolate chunks and silky caramel served rustic style. Colectivo, various locations,

2. Savory

Toasted walnuts, goat cheese, scallions and a touch of honey add up to a mouth-watering scone that will win over even the most tenacious sweet tooth. One of our favorites. Rocket Baby Bakery, locations in Wauwatosa and Bay View,

3. Creamed currant

Honeypie does everything big, and this buttery golden gem is no exception. Order it off the weekend brunch menu and share with a friend — or delight in every bite yourself. Honeypie, 2643 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 489-7437,

4. Pineapple, macadamia nut and ginger

Bite into its crispy exterior to savor the sweetness of pineapple, crunch of nuts, rich butter flavor, hint of salt and an occasional gingery hit. Delish! Amaranth Bakery & Cafe, 3329 W. Lisbon Ave., (414) 934-0587

5. Apricot fig

Skeptical that grain-, dairy- and cane sugar-free baked goods can be, well, good? This sticky-sweet apricot jam-covered beauty will turn you into a believer. Blooming Lotus Bakery, 2215 E. North Ave., (414) 212-8010, m



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