Maria’s Golden Raisin Scones


3 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
2½ teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup golden raisins

Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut butter into dry mixture until pieces of butter are very small. Add raisins and coat with flour mixture. Add buttermilk and mix only until moistened. Press together into a ball and knead twelve times. Roll dough into a ½ inch thick circleand cut into triangles. Place one inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden.

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  • Dawn Remme | May 31, 2012 at 8:55 am

    Hello, Maria.

    I need a scone recipe for a tea. I have tried several recipes over the years but none compare to yours. So, I’m back to your SacFoodies blog to print it again!

    Thank you for sharing.