Best Buttermilk Raisin Scones

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Raspberry Cordial

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Top Review by lindam1230

This recipe was too dry as it was written. I added another 1/4 c of buttermilk and it was fine. It is sweeter than the one I had made before, if I made it again I would cut back on the sugar to 1/3 c. I also added 1 tsp of vanilla to batter and sprinkled tops with cinnamon sugar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In large bowl mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  3. Cut in margarine with pastry cutter till crumbly.
  4. Add buttermilk and raisins and mix. Batter should be stiff but not dry.
  5. Drop by large rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle tops of scones with sugar.
  6. Bake 15 minutes till golden brown.
  7. Serve with strawberry jam and devonshire cream.
  8. Recipe may be doubled.

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