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    Raisin Scones

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    15 mins

    Donna Matthews's Note:

    Another great scone recipe from my friend Janette

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    scones

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    glaze

    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 tablespoon lukewarm water

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    2. 2
      Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt in a mixing bowl.
    3. 3
      Cut in the chilled butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. (I prefer to grate in frozen butter).
    4. 4
      Add the raisins, beaten egg, and enough buttermilk to make a soft dough.
    5. 5
      Knead very lightly on a floured board to just combine the ingredients, handling gently to retain air needed for scones to rise.
    6. 6
      Roll out to a ½ inch thickness.
    7. 7
      Cut the dough into 8 thick wedges with a sharp knife.
    8. 8
      Place the scones on 2 greased baking sheets, leaving a ½ inch space around each one.
    9. 9
      To glaze, combine the egg yolk and water in a bowl and brush onto each scone (be careful not to drip any of the glaze onto the pan or the scones will stick).
    10. 10
      Bake for 12 - 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 03, 2013

      55

      Excellent scones. I like my scone a bit sweeter so I added 1/4 cup of sugar. The rest of the recipe remains the same. These are light, fluffy, soft, tender. So good! Thanks for sharing the recipe Donna.

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    • on December 06, 2007

      55

      Lovely high rising tasty scones. Very easy to make. A nice warm scone is so lovely with a cup of coffee for breakfast Thanks for posting the recipe Donna Mathews

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    Nutritional Facts for Raisin Scones

    Serving Size: 1 (643 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 238.4
     
    Calories from Fat 117
    49%
    Total Fat 13.0 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 81.1 mg
    27%
    Sodium 86.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.0 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 4.9 g
    9%

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