03 July, 2009

Cinnamon Raisin Scones

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I have been making scones lately. In my quest to find the perfect scone, I've made raisin scones, cranberry scones, pecan scones and my favorite cinnamon raisin scones, which is what I'm sharing with you today.




Ingredients:


2 cups flour

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 cup butter

1/3 cup raisins

1/2 cup milk

1 large egg

cooking spray

1 Tbsp. milk

1 Tbsp. cinnamon sugar


Preparation:


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups. Level with knife. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a bowl, cut in cold butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles course meal. Stir in raisins.


3. Combine 1/2 cup milk and egg, add to flour mixture, stirring until just moist. Dough will be very sticky.


4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead lightly 4 or 5 times with floured hands. You may need to add flour to handle it. Pat dough into a 7 inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 8 or 10 wedges, leaving it in the circle. Brush with 1 tablespoon milk; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.


5. Bake at 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with butter and/or preserves.

14 comments:

marty39 said...

What a great sounding recipe. I will definitely try it. It looks so yummy. Hugs, Marty

Becky K. said...

This sounds like a great recipe!

I would also love cranberry orange scones. Anything with this combination is a winner in my book!

lilsista said...

Yummy! This sounds like something that even I may be able to make! :0) Thankyou for sharing!

ButterYum said...

Yum... I never met a scone I didn't like! :)

Mary said...

These sound simply delicious. Of all the possible combinations for scones I think the cinnamon-raisin is my favorite. This is a lovely recipe. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Rhonda @ Shellbelle's Tiki Hut said...

I love scones, but I've never made them. Since cinnamon raisin are my favorites, I think I'll give it a try. You make the process sound much easier than I thought it would be.

Thanks and Happy 4th!

susan said...

I have always love the sound of "scones and tea", but have never tried to make them. Maybe this will give me the inspiration!

Shelia said...

Hi Karen! Oh, these scones look so good and the recipe sounds yummy! All I need is a cup of hot tea and I'm ready to munch! Thanks for popping in to see me! Have a wonderful fourth of July!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Really Rainey said...

I have never made scones... someone posted a raspberry cream scone recipe too... I might have to give these a try...
Have a wonderful weekend and a fabulous 4th!
~Really Rainey~

darnold23 said...

I love scones. Unfortunately, so do my hips! However, I do have to give in on occasion. I'll definitely be giving these a try very soon. I hope you will join me at Crock Pot Wednesdays beginning in August.@ Diningwithdebbie.blogspot.com. I'd love to see you there.

Melissa Miller said...

These look delicious! :)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

These look just wonderful, Karen!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Nancy said...

Oh that sounds so good and looks delish!!! Nancy

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