Walnut Raisin Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Prep 15 m

Cook 15 m

Ready In 30 m

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and lemon peel.
  2. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Mix in all but 2 tablespoons of the nuts and the raisins. Mix in buttermilk with fork.
  3. Gather the dough into a ball and knead for about 2 minutes on lightly floured board.
  4. Roll or pat out 3/4 inch thick. With a chef’s knife cut into 3 inch triangles. Place, spaced 1inch apart, on a greased baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining 1 tablespoon buttermilk; sprinkle with the remaining sugar and the nuts.
  5. Bake in center of 425 degree F (220 degrees C) oven about 15 minutes or until nicely browned. Serve warm with butter or jam.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 207 calories; 11.7 g fat; 23.3 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 262 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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