Rich Raisin Scones Recipe

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!


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sifted pastry flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Baking powder2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Raisins1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Commercial sour cream2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2320 Calories from Fat 935

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163%

Saturated Fat 36.6 g183.1%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 291.2 mg

Sodium 2504.6 mg104.4%

Total Carbohydrates 318 g106%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 108.6 g

Protein 32 g63.6%

Vitamin A 22.5% Vitamin C 4.6%

Calcium 118.3% Iron 122.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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.