Cinnamon raisin scones

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Cinnamon raisin scones
Tasty fresh baked scones with warming cinnamon.

470g plain flour

30g granulated sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp bicarbonate soda

1 tsp salt

1 lemon, zested

120g butter, cubed

170g walnuts, chopped

120g raisins

160ml buttermilk

Topping

30g granulated sugar

1 tbsp buttermilk

Preheat oven to 210°C/425°F/Gas 7.

Grease a baking sheet.

Mix together plain flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, salt and lemon zest.

Rub in butter with your fingertips.

Mix in walnuts and raisins, reserving a tablespoon of each for the topping.

Pour over the buttermilk, gather the dough into a ball and knead for 2 minutes on a liughtly floured surface.

Roll out to ¾ inch thick. With a sharp knife cut into triangles. Place the scones onto the greased baking sheet and brush the tops with the remaining 1 tbsp buttermik.

Sprinkle with the sugar and reserved nuts. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden.

Serve with butter or jam.

Serves
12

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Sugar, Spice

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking

Cuisine
English

Special Info
Egg free, Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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