Raisin Scones

Home > Scones Recipes > Raisin Scones

Here is an authentic recipe for Irish Raisin Scones. Enjoy this unique bread experience.

Raisin Scones


  • 1 Lb. of flour
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 oz Irish Butter

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Sift the flour, baking soda and powder into a bowl. Rub in butter. Add in the sugar and raisins. Stir with a wooden spoon. Make a well in the mix and work in the buttermilk.

Turn on to a floured board and knead briefly. With a wooden rolling pin, roll out the mixture till it is one inch thick. Use a cookie cutter, or an upside-down plastic tumbler, to cut out the scones from the dough. Glaze with a beaten egg.

Bake in a hot oven ( 425°F) for 15 minutes.

Note: To make rock buns, pull a hand full of dough from the rolled out dough and arrange the “rocks” on a baking tray. Coat with sugar and bake.

Courtesy of © FoodIreland.com



Owner/Blogger at Bread Experience
Hello, I’m Cathy, the face behind the Bread Experience. I'm a project manager by profession. My job can be very stressful at times and I've found that baking bread is a wonderful stress reliever.

I especially enjoy baking bread on the weekends and allowing the dough to slow ferment to bring out the flavor and nutritional properties of the bread.

Over the years, I've become enamored with grains.So you'll find me experimenting using different types of heritage and ancients grains.Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn't, but it's all part of the experience.I invite you to join me on this bread-baking journey.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *