English Scones with raisens. Brush the tops of the scones with buttermilk and sprinkle with Demerarra or granulated sugar. The scones are ready when they are golden brown and sound hollow when the bottom is tapped. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking powder.
Directions In a bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins and buttermilk just until moistened. You can have English Scones with raisens using 8 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of English Scones with raisens
- You need 2 cups of all purpose flour.
- You need 1 cup of raisens.
- You need 1/2 cup of sugar.
- It’s 2 tsp of baking powder.
- You need 1/4 cup of butter.
- It’s 1 of egg.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of milk.
- You need 1/2 tsp of vanilla.
Raisin scones are traditionally English fare. English scones are round, somewhere between a biscuit and a cakey texture, are plain or with small fruit like raisins, and not nearly as sweet as their American counterparts. While our scones originated from England, American scones have evolved into their own pastry. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cream of tartar, and baking soda.
English Scones with raisens instructions
- In a bowl add flour, sugar and baking powder and stir..
- Cut butter into cubes and add it to the dry mixture..
- Using your hands, gently mix the butter with the butter but not too much otherwise the butter will melt..
- To another bowl, add the milk, vanilla and eggs. Whisk them together..
- Add the dry ingredients from step 2 and the raisens into the liquid ingredients and mix for few seconds until you have a soft dough..
- Prepare a floured surface and flatten the dough evenly. Use a cup or a tool of your choice to create a round shape for the scone..
- Prepare a tray with wax paper and neatly arrange the scones..
- (optional) to get a golden color, use an extra egg and brush it on the surface before putting it into the oven..
- Heat it for 10-17 minutes in a 220 degree Celsius oven or until gold..
- Serve with tea or coffee..
Kneed dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll out the dough and use a biscuit cutter (or mouth of a glass or jar) to cut out the scones. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the cubed butter into the flour mixture, coat, and work into the flour by rubbing between your palms to flatten the butter into the flour until it resembles large crumbs then mix in the raisins. In a separate bowl, beat together the cream and eggs.