The Best Scone Recipe 

With this recipe for sweet scones, you can make a holiday breakfast or afternoon tea that is very unforgettable.

– 2 cups all-purpose flour – ⅓ cup sugar – 1 teaspoon baking powder – ½ teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon baking soda – 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, – ½ cup raisins (or dried currants) – ½ cup sour cream – 1 large egg – 1 teaspoon white sugar



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Heat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and place the rack in the lower-middle. Parchment a baking tray.

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In a medium basin, combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Use a large-hole box grater to mix butter and flour.

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In a separate bowl, combine the sour cream and egg by whisking them together till together.

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Make huge sour cream-flour dough clumps with a fork. Hand-forming dough balls. (Dough will come together despite feeling dry.)

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On lightly floured surface, make a 7- to 8-inch, 3/4-inch-thick dough round. Another teaspoon sugar. Place 8 sharply cut triangles 1-inch apart on the baking tray.

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Bake scones for 15–17 minutes in preheated oven until golden. Cool 5 minutes and serve warm or room temperature.

319 Calories 16g Fat 41g Carbs 5g Protein

Nutrition Facts (per serving) 

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