Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

We love to entertain friends for breakfast on lazy Saturday mornings. When I phone my friends to see if they are awake enought yet to get together for a cup of Joe they usually groan and say only if I make a batch or two of these babies. You can add fresh raspberries instead of the raisins to make them even better. Serve with clotted cream and homemade jam. Phone a friend, brew the coffee and enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre heat oven to 425.
  2. Mix dry ingredients.
  3. Cut in butter until the size of small peas.
  4. Make a well in center of mixture and add cream and raisins.
  5. Stir with a fork till soft dough forms.
  6. Knead ball of dough 10 times.
  7. Flour counter and pat dough into a square about 1 inch thick.
  8. Cut into 12 pieces.
  9. Bake until just lightly browning around edges. Around 12 minutes.
  10. When you take these from the oven brush tops with honey.
Most Helpful

3 5

These were pretty good, but they weren't really to my taste. They are a lot sweeter than I like my scones, and very very rich from the cream and butter. They are also too tender in texture for me, as they easily fall apart (very messy for a 2-year old!). Changes I made: skipped the raisins (was going to add currants but changed my mind at the last minute), made in a food processor instead of stirring together by hand, skipped the honey (too sticky), and patted into a circle and cut into 8 wedges, which took an additional 3 minutes to bake. I didn't like them as well as my mom's old scone recipe, so I probably wouldn't make them again. My husband thought they were pretty good, but my son wouldn't finish his despite the homemade jam on them. However, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to someone looking for a tender, sweet, rich scone. Thanks, Fairy Godmother!

4 5

i tried with half the propotion.... nice....very nice.