Irish Sweet Scone

This loaf version of a scone is moist and most tender right out of the oven. Try some leftover slices toasted with butter and jam. Loaves freeze well.


Makes 3 loaves

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 1 Hours


6 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 1/2 cups milk
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (18-ounce) container raisins
3 tablespoons butter, melted


Sift together first 3 ingredients into a large bowl.

Stir together milk, eggs, and vanilla; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Stir in raisins. Spoon batter evenly into 3 greased and floured 9- x 5-inch loafpans. Bake at 350° for 55 to 60 minutes or until golden. Remove from pans; brush loaves with melted butter.