Buckingham Palace Scones
Posted by: Elaine Fri, 30 Apr 2004, at 9:38 a.m.
3 1/2 Cups flour
3/4 Cup butter
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1/2 Cup sugar
1/2 Cup milk
1/2 Cup raisins
Cut together butter, flour, salt and baking powder. Add sugar and raisins. Make
a well in center of the mixture; add egg and small amount of milk. If mixture
appears to be too dry, add more milk. Blend to a nice, smooth dough. Roll out on
floured board to 1/2 inch thick. Use cutter with 2-inch fluted edge. Place on
lightly greased baking sheet, brush with beaten egg. Bake in 350-degree F oven
for 10-15 minutes. Center of bottom should be lightly colored. Serve hot.