Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Cinnamon Raisin Scones

2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup milk
1 beaten egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup raisins
Topping:
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons rolled oats
dash of cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
3. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4.Combine milk, egg and vanilla; add to flour mixture; stir until dry ingredients are moistened.
5. Stir in raisins.
6. Shape dough into 8" round, brush with egg yolk, sprinkle with sugar and oats; dash of cinnamon.
7. Cut dough into 8 wedges and bake 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown or until toothpick comes out clean.




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