Cinnamon-Raisin Cream Scones

READY IN: 31mins
Recipe by bakedapple42

Very nice, lightly sweet scone. Lovely eaten warm from the oven!

Top Review by NoraMarie

These will be great with jam in the morning.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat Oven to 400 degrees. Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Topping: Mix cinnamon and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl, set aside.
  3. Scones: Have all ingredients at room temperature. Sift flour, then measure out 2 cups into mixing bowl. Add baking powder, salt, and sugar and sift again.
  4. Add shortening, cutting it in until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  5. In a seperate bowl, beat eggs, add cream. Add to flour mixture, (reserving 2 tablespoons to brush on top of scones). Add raisins and stir just until mixed.
  6. Turn onto lightly floured board. Knead sticky dough for 1/2 minute. Shape dough into ball, place on greased baking sheet. Pat down into circle of dough about 1 1/2 inches thick. Cut into 8 wedges and move wedges apart on sheet so they are evenly spaced.
  7. Brush each wedge with reserved egg/cream mixture, and sprinkle cinnamon sugar topping generously over each.
  8. Bake in 400 degree oven for 11-14 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  9. Serve warm with butter & jam.

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