Raisin Drop Scones
I don't know about you, but I have a terrible time with recipes that require rolling and cutting out dough. Here is a great recipe for scones that you can just drop on the cookie sheet and keep the rolling pin in the drawer...
What You Need:
(1) stick unsalted butter
(3½ ) cups flour
(2) tsp. cream of tartar
(2) tsp. baking soda
(1/4) cup sugar
(1/4) tsp. salt
(1½ ) cups buttermilk
(1) cup raisins
What You Do:
-Preheat over to 450°
-Grease baking sheet
-Sift together dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, sugar and salt)
-Add butter (cut into small pieces and using fingers to mix together)
-Run boiling water over raisins until they are soft, drain and add to mixture
-Drop tablespoon sized dough into greased cookie sheets.
-Brush tops of dough with beaten egg
-Bake at 450° for 10 - 12 minutes (or until golden brown)
(Optional- Sprinkle with confectioners sugar before serving)
This week's carnival is up at Dubious Wonder. Trouble in Shangri La did a great job hosting and there are some holiday recipes that look pretty good!