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Orange And Raisin Scones

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 10 Ounce (285 Gram)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Ounce (60 Gram)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Ounce, diced (70 Gram)
  Margarine 2 1⁄2 Ounce, diced (70 Gram)
  Orange 1 Large, rind grated
  Raisins 2 Ounce (55 Gram)
  Buttermilk 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Glazing)
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 425°F/220°C/ Gas 7. Grease and flour a large baking sheet.
2. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add the butter and margarine and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
3. Add the orange rind and raisins.
4. Gradually stir in the buttermilk to form a soft dough.
5. Roll out the dough about 3/4 in (2 cm) thick. Stamp out circles with a biscuit cutter.
6. Place on the prepared sheet and brush the tops with milk.
7. Bake until golden, 12-15 minutes. Serve hot or warm, with butter, or whipped or clotted cream, and jam.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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