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English Scones

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


10 scones

Updated: Feb. 08, 2023
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.
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • Additional milk


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in raisins. Whisk milk and egg; add to dry ingredients, stirring lightly.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 scone: 229 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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