This is a wonderful recipe for light fluffy scones. I love having teatime and these are wonderful to add to your afternoon tea. They are delicious and are usually gone very fast! This is one of my most asked for recipe. There are many variations that you can do to these. I will give you some of my favorites!
2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp salt
8 TBSP butter
1/2 raisins(I use craisins)
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla ( i usually use Almond flavoring)
Preheat oven 375 degrees.
Flour, sugar,Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt. Cut in butter till it is
mixed well till crumbly. Stir in Craisins, In a separate bowl mix sour
cream , vanilla, egg till smooth. Mix into flour mixture. Mix well.
divide into 2 portions. Place on a floured surface and roll into
circles. Sprinkle with brown sugar on top. Cut into triangles. Bake
Cranberry Orange- Add 1 tsp orange zest and cranberries
Cherry Almond- Add Almond flavoring and Dried Cherries.
Cranberry Orange Butter.
1 1/2 Cup butter (no substitutes)
1/2 cup frozen cranberries
2 TBSP powder sugar
1/2 tsp Orange zest
Cream butter, add berries, sugar, orange mix well. refrigerate 1 hour