Dawn NoltAuthorDawn Nolt
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Whole-wheat flour and raisins add a healthy twist to this basic Scour Cream Scone recipe. Served with your choice of jam or lemon curd, these scones are a delightful compliment to your morning coffee.

sour cream raisin scones on a footed platter that are quick and easy to make

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  cup whole wheat flour
  cup brown sugar
 2 tbsp sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ¼ tsp salt
  cup sour cream
 3 tbsp butter, melted and cooled
  cup raisins
 cooking spray
 1 tbsp raw sugar
 ¼ tsp cinnamon

1

Preheat oven to 400 F.

2

Combine flours and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk.

3

Combine sour cream, butter and egg white in a small bowl. Add sour cream mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until moist.

4

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly adding raisins as you knead with floured hands. (Dough will be crumbly.) Pat dough into a 12 inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut circle into 8 wedges; do not separate.

5

Combine 1 T. sugar and cinnamon. Lightly spray dough with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon mixture. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  cup whole wheat flour
  cup brown sugar
 2 tbsp sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ¼ tsp salt
  cup sour cream
 3 tbsp butter, melted and cooled
  cup raisins
 cooking spray
 1 tbsp raw sugar
 ¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400 F.

2

Combine flours and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk.

3

Combine sour cream, butter and egg white in a small bowl. Add sour cream mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until moist.

4

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly adding raisins as you knead with floured hands. (Dough will be crumbly.) Pat dough into a 12 inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut circle into 8 wedges; do not separate.

5

Combine 1 T. sugar and cinnamon. Lightly spray dough with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon mixture. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Sour Cream Scones