"gold room" scones

Yield: 20 scones

Measure Ingredient
3⅔ cup Flour
½ cup Sugar
1½ tablespoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
½ cup Butter
2 Eggs
¾ cup Whole milk
¾ cup Raisins
⅓ cup Honey

Preheat the oven to 425F. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Add the eggs, milk and raisings. Stir quickly with a fork until the dough leaves the sides of the bowl and forms a ball. Spoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet to form the desired number of scones.

Leave at least 1" between the scones. Bake until golden (about 12-15 minutes). Remove to a wire rack, and brush immediately with honey.

Serve at once with butter, jam and whipped cream.

Posted by Joel Erlich, Kooknet Recipe Network, Cyberealm BBS Watertown, NY 315-786-1120

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