Yield: 16 servings ( Serving Size: 1 scone )
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  • 3-3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon(s) grated lemon or orange peel
  • 2 stick(s) cold butter cut into chunks
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup(s) milk
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup(s) raisins, or other dried fruit
  • 3-4 tablespoon(s) coarse sugar (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and citrus peel. Add the butter, one chunk at a time, and mix until the mixture looks like cornmeal. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix only until well blended. Fold in the dried fruit. Knead 2 or 3 times on a floured surface. Divide into 2 parts. Place on a parchment paper-lined or greased and floured baking sheet. Pat into discs about 1-inch thick. sut each disc into 8 wedges. Sprinkle with course sugar, if desired, and bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean Let cool 10 minutes before serving.
  2. Makes 16 scones.
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by naughtymax and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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