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Mayhurst Inn Scones

Delightfully tasty raisin scones with crusty outside and soft inside. Perfect with homemade Blueberry Butter or Homemade Devonshire Cream. Serves 16.


  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs - well beaten
  • ¼ cup milk or ½ and ½ or cream
  • ½ cup raisins or chopped almonds or choc. chips or cinnamon chips or chopped dried fruit , etc.


  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together
  • Cut in butter with pastry cutter or 2 knives
  • Mix eggs with milk and add to dry ingredients
  • Do Not over mix
  • Add raisins or other ingredients
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto un-greased sheet cake pan or onto parchment paper (my preferred method), or Press into 2 very lightly greased pie pans (I use glass)
  • Bake 375 for 14 to 15 minutes
  • Brush tops with butter and sprinkle with coarse sugar
  • Can be frozen and reheated briefly, but never as good as fresh.

Enjoy - Pat