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English Scones


  • 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 milk
  • 1 large egg
  • Additional milk


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Bake at 425° until golden brown, 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 228 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


Average Rating: 4.153846
  • beatlegirl84
    Nov 13, 2014

    Very yummy! Easy to make. I will be making more of these! :)

  • mango5943
    May 18, 2014


  • mango5943
    May 18, 2014

    These scones were delicious! The batter was a tad sticky at first, but when rolled out with a mix of flour and sugar, it turned out perfect. One thing though: watch your oven temp extremely because they may burn. GREAT RECIPE

  • Gemstonez
    Dec 31, 1969

    Very sticky and didn't really cook the way their meant to! Very disappointed

  • BrunoAniceto
    Jun 4, 2013

    These scones are AWESOME! Everybody loved them!!! I really got used to scones with tea when I lived in London, and now that I'm back in Brazil I can have them whenever I want.

  • mhofer
    Mar 12, 2013

    Loved it. Easy and quick. Yes I would use ir again

  • RJG50
    Mar 8, 2013

    Was very bland...should have added some flavoring and dry not a lot . I added blueberries.,no raisins.

  • Liedora
    Jul 23, 2012

    For a savoury version I substitute 1/2 cup of sugar for grated cheese

  • emvm
    Jan 12, 2012

    Great scones and simple to make. Next I'm going to try to make them w/blueberries in lieu of the raisins

  • aulait
    Oct 23, 2011

    Best British Scones.American Scones are Wedge Shaped,Not an Authetic Scone from recipe.They also do not Raise Enough.

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