Raisin Scones

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 3/4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Place the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar in bowl.
  2. Rub in butter with your fingers.
  3. Mix in raisins. Stir.
  4. Mix in milk with fork until dough forms.
  5. Turn dough out onto a floured surface; sprinkle with a little flour and lightly knead. Flatten it into round circle 1/2-inch thick. Cut into 8 triangles.
  6. Put onto a lightly-floured cookie sheet 2 to 3-inches apart.
  7. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.

Makes 8 scones.