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Rich Raisin Scones

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Well at home everyone loves munching on this Rich Raisin Scones and I just love making it for them coz it's quite too easy and simple. All you need is flour, a lot raisins and in about 20 minutes this fruit scone is ready to serve. Give it a try and I am sure you to will like this simpl snack!
  Sifted pastry flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Commercial sour cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Measure the once sifted flour and sift with sugar, baking powder, soda and salt.
Cut in shortening finely, using pastry blender.
Add raisins.
Beat egg and add 1/2 cup sour cream.
Add to dry mixture combining lightly with a fork.
Mix in enough additional sour cream to make a dough which is soft but not sticky.
Knead about 15 seconds on lightly floured surface to shape the dough.
Pat into 21/2 inch rounds and place on greased cookie sheet.
Score in quarters with a sharp knife.
Sprinkle with a little nutmeg and bake at 400°F for about 20 minutes.

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Rich Raisin Scones Recipe