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Buttermilk Scones

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Mix well.
  3. Add raisins and mix lightly.
  4. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and buttermilk. Add liquid ingredients to flour mixture; mix gently.
  5. Spoon dough into 9 equal mounds on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake until well browned, 18-20 minutes.
  7. Serve hot or at room temperature. Best eaten the same day you bake them.
  8. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes:

  • Substitute vegetable oil for the butter to reduce saturated fat.
  • Try other dried fruit.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon before baking.
  • Try mixing in 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon or orange zest (grate the outer colored part of the peel).
  • No buttermilk? Place 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar in measuring cup and fill to the 1 cup line with milk. Stir and let set to thicken slightly.
  • Whole wheat flour can be replaced with all purpose flour.

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