Scottish Oat Scones

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by JaneinRI

I got this recipe about 15 years ago from The Scottish Lion, a country inn in North Conway, NH - alas, the inn no longer exists. I asked for the recipe when I checked out, and they handed it to me on a pre-printed sheet .... turns out everyone wanted the recipe after having them at breakfast.

Top Review by cm2530

I thought these scones were fantastic. Really nice, flavorful, and totally yummy. I especially appreciated just the right amount of sweetness -- perfect balance for the oats, without making it sugary. The cream topping is really good, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450* F.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together, flour through salt.
  3. Add melted butter, milk and egg to combined dry ingredients; mix until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Stir in raisins.
  5. Shape dough to form a ball; pat out on lightly floured surface to form an 8 inch circle.
  6. Cut into 8 to 12 wedges.
  7. Bake on greased cookie sheet in 450* oven 12 to 15 minutes, or until light golden brown.
  8. Combine cream cheese& heavy cream with a hand mixer to make devonshire cream.
  9. Serve warm with a dollop of devonshire cream topped w/some orange marmalade.
  10. Trust me- they're best this way.

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