Blackberry-Thyme Scones with White Chocolate Glaze


“Earth’s crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes –
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.”
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Blackberries are in season and chock full of nutritious benefits.  After being inspired by the blog Une Gamine Dans La Cuisine, I thought I would try them in my go-to scone recipe.  Did you know blackberries have the highest level of antioxidants than any other food?  They are also a good source of anthocyanins, which have a protective effect against Alzheimer and dementia as well as against GI cancers such as colon cancer. Of course having them just plain is best,  but who can resist having them in a scone with white chocolate? Continue reading