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English Scones

 English Scones
When I came to America from England in 1967, I made sure to bring along my favorite recipe for scones. Served warm with butter, they're perfect for breakfast.
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • Additional milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking powder. Cut in
  • butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in raisins. Beat
  • milk and egg; add to dry ingredients, stirring lightly.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1-in. thickness. Cut
  • with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Bake at 425° for 10-15 minutes
  • or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 10 scones.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 228 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.