Scottish Raisin Griddle Scones

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“Wonderful for breakfast! Great for afternoon tea etc. etc. The secret is not to handle the dough too much after adding the buttermilk.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
12 Scones
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix dry ingredients (not sugar or raisins).
  2. Add the butter and cut with knives or pastry cutter until the mixture is like fine crumbs.
  3. Stir in sugar and raisins.
  4. Stir in the Buttermilk, handle gently and do not overmix.
  5. Knead very gently on a lightly floured surface NO MORE THAN 10 times.
  6. Handle as little as possible.
  7. Cut dough in half and shape each into a round 6 inch circle.
  8. Cut each circle into 6 wedges.
  9. Lightly grease a griddle or skillet and place over very low heat until it is hot.
  10. Place scones on the griddle and cook about 12 minutes until golden brown.
  11. underneath, flip and cook another 8-10 minutes.
  12. Remove from griddle and keep warm until serving.
  13. Serve with butter and fruit preserves, great with strawberry freezer jam.

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