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Buttermilk Raisin Scones

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Double acting baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chilled
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided
  Dark raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), plumped and drained
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Light brown sugar 2 Teaspoon, firmly packed, sifted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375° F.
2) Use 10-inch pie plate or round cake pan to spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place it aside.
3) In a large mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
4) Cut in margarine into the mixture with the help of pastry blender, or 2 knives used scissors-fashion.
5) Add all but 1 tablespoon of the buttermilk along with the raisins and egg and stir to form dough.
6) Knead mixture to smooth and elastic dough, about 5 minutes.
7) Place the dough in prepared pan and spread over bottom to sides of pan.
8) Brush reserved 1 tablespoon milk on the surface and sprinkle with sugar.
9) Form 12 equal wedges by cutting the dough no more than 1/4 inch deep.

MAKING
10) Place inside the oven to bake for 30-35 minutes until golden.
11) Transfer the pan on wire rack to cool for 5 minutes.
12) Invert scones onto rack and let cool completely.

SERVING
13) Serve the scones with your choice of dip or spread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 167 Calories from Fat 39

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.8%

Saturated Fat 0.82 g4.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.6 mg5.9%

Sodium 188.6 mg7.9%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.2%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 4 g7.7%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 0.44%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Buttermilk Raisin Scones Recipe