Uncle Bob's friend Karl's recipe. From Germaine Latonis' recipe library.
Course: Side Dish


  • 2 3¾ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 ½ cup raisins


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • In large bowl mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  • Cut in margarine with pastry cutter till crumbly.
  • Drain water from raisins and add to mixture.
  • In a small bowl, beat the eggs lightly with the buttermilk and pour into the well. Using a fork, incorporate all ingredients.
  • Drop by 1/4 cup measures about two inches apart onto well greased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle tops of scones with sugar.
  • Bake 10-11 minutes or until lightly golden, but not dark (or they will be tough).