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Mrs. Poulton's Raisin Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanne Barry

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all purpose flour
1/4 c. granulated sugar
2 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/4 c. shortening
1 T. butter
3/4 c. raisins or currants
1 c. buttermilk or sour milk
(To make sour milk; add 1 t. lemon juice or vinegar to fresh milk.)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first five dry ingredients in large mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening and butter until it resembles course meal. Add raisins and milk. Stir with a fork until all moistened. Dough should be sticky. Flour your hands and knead the dough for a few minutes. (It's messy be it's good.) Form a ball and then pat into a circle on cookie sheet. With a sharp knife, cut into 8 wedges. Bake at 425 F. for 20-25 minutes. Cover with foil if they are becoming too brown while bakings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Probably 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min. or less
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Scones are great ! You can probably add dried cranberries or blueberries instead of the raisins.

 

 

 

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