Grandma Johnson's Scones

Grandma Johnson's Scones

1822
Rob 14

"A basic scone recipe that really does the trick. Tried and tested through 3 generations of kids. Simply the best anywhere!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 440 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 20.2 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 486 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, blend the sour cream and baking soda, and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt. Cut in the butter. Stir the sour cream mixture and egg into the flour mixture until just moistened. Mix in the raisins.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead briefly. Roll or pat dough into a 3/4 inch thick round. Cut into 12 wedges, and place them 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown on the bottom.
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Great recipe, just a few tips to avoid dryness and any disaster. 1. Combine the sour cream (make sure you use sour cream) and baking soda, set aside. 2. Mix the butter (make sure it is at ro...

I'd never made scones before but was having a tea party at my house and they were way too expensive to buy. I wanted to make them ahead of time so I used a 3" cookie cutter to cut them and froze...

I've made this recipe MANY Times now. It's a wonderful basic recipe, but I found the butter I use really makes a difference. Regular butter creates a crumblier scone, and organic unsalted make...