Puyallup Fair Scones (Fisher Scones)

Recipe by Mrs Goodall
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 8 scones




  • Sift and measure the flour.
  • Re-sift with other dry ingredients.
  • Work shortening into dry ingredients with the fingers.
  • Add rasinins to flour-fat mixture and mix thoroughly (you may omit raisins).
  • Add milk to mixture. (If you are omitting the raisins, add another 2 Tablespoons of milk).
  • Turn out on to a floured board and divide into two equal pieces.
  • Roll or pat each into a round and to the thickness of biscuits (3/4 inch to a full inch).
  • Cut into wedge shaped pieces like a pie and bake about 15 minutes at 450 degrees on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • To serve like they do at the fair; split open but do not cut clear through. Fill with jam and close.
  • Eat and enjoy!