Raisin Scones


Scones are scrumptious with afternoon tea or morning coffee.

Ingredients

Scones:
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 tea bag
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
4 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
2 1/2 tablespoons GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
1/3 cup heavy cream
Topping:
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY

Directions

Scones:
Preheat oven to 400°.

Pour the 2 tablespoons of boiling water into a small cup and steep teabag for 2 minutes. Squeeze liquid from tea bag into cup and discard bag. Add raisins to cup and set aside. In a medium bowl mix together flour and baking powder. Using your fingers add butter pieces and blend into flour until mixture resembles a course meal. Using a fork mix in honey and cream until just combined. Stir in the raisin mixture. On a floured surface form dough into a 5 inch round. Place round on a baking sheet lightly coated with non-stick cooking spray.

Topping:
Whisk together cream and honey and brush on to top and sides of dough.

Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on wire rack. Cut into four pieces.
Serves: 4


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