Whole Wheat Scones

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These delicious & healthy scones have buttermilk in them to make them soft.


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Serves:

16 scones

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
cold butter
2 c
whole wheat flour
1 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
pinch of salt
2 1/2 tsp
baking soda
2
eggs
3/4 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 400F. Grease and flour a large baking sheet. Cut the butter into small pieces. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add butter and rub in until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
2
In another bowl, beat together the eggs and buttermilk. Set aside 2 tbsp.for glazing. Stir the remaining egg mixture into dry ingredients until it just holds together. Stir in the raisins.
3
Roll out the dough about 3/4 inch thick. Stamp out circles with floured biscuit cutter. Place on prepared baking sheet and brush with the glaze.
4
Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden Allow to cool slightly before serving. Split in half with a fork while still warm and spread with butter and jam, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American