Breakfast at Our Amish Country, PA Bed and Breakfast

Breakfast is theatre at the Walnut Lawn, our Lancaster B&B. So amid morning sunbeams that brighten this spacious dining room there is always a delectable full breakfast served, featuring vegetables, meats and fruits from the local farms when in season. Lively and informative conversations are shared by all, and there is always time for a second cup of coffee or tea before heading out for the day.

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If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please inform us as soon as possible so we can try to make adjustments to the menu.Here are a couple of our favorite breakfast recipes that guests have enjoyed.

Walnut Lawn Breakfast Scones
Blend with pastry blender until crumbly:
½ C. butter (softened)
2 C. flour
1 T. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
3 T. sugar
1 T. grated orange peel

Add all to above:
2/3 C. (or more) buttermilk
¾ C. dried cranberries
1/3 C. chopped walnuts

Then stir until moistened.
Turn out on floured surface and knead a few times.
Form into an 8” circle and cut into 8 wedges (do not separate).
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Brush with milk.
Bake at 425 degrees for 13-15 minutes.
Serve warm.

Walnut Lawn (Cape May) French Toast
1 loaf French bread (day old)
½ cup light brown sugar
½ cup dark brown
1 stick butter
1 cup milk
¼ cup Half & Half
5 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
10x Sugar (Powdered Sugar)

In a saucepan, melt butter and sugars until blended. Pour sugar mixture into 13×9 baking pan and spread evenly. Slice bread in ¾’ slices and arrange in pan over the sugar mixture.
Mix remaining ingredients and pour over bread. Cover and let set overnight in refrigerator.
Bake in 300 degree oven for 50 minutes, uncovered. Remove from oven and sprinkle top with 10x sugar.

When serving, turn over each piece, the best stuff is on the bottom. Enjoy!

“It was great seeing you both again. Kevin just loves the French Toast. Thanks for making that for us.” ~ Natalie and Kevin, Philadelphia, PA