Aunt Thea’s Buttermilk Scones

Cooking Time: 12 Min    Servings: 13-20

Products needed:

Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar

Ingredients:

  • 3 c. flour    
  • 1/2 c sugar 
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder    
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or orange peel 
  • 3/4 c cold butter
  • 3/4 c raisins, mini chocolate chips, dried cranberries, chopped dates, etc. 
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Scene Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 c milk

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Mix dry ingredients and cut in butter until it resembles course meal.
  3. Add raisins and toss gently. 
  4. Reserve 1 tablespoon of milk.
  5. Mix remaining milk and vinegar and allow to sit and thicken.
  6. Make well in center of flour. 
  7. Add milk/vinegar mixture.
  8. Stir until just mixed. 
  9. Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Pat until ½ in. thick.
  10. Cut with 2 ½ in. cutter for large traditional scones, or use a smaller cutter for smaller scones.
  11. Brush tops with reserved milk. 
  12. Bake 425 degrees F for 12 min or until golden brown.

Servings: 13-14 large, or 18-20 small scones