You are here: Home » Recipes » Walnut Raisin Scones Walnut Raisin Scones Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 14-16 servings Prep 20 mins Cook 15 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups flour2 tablespoons sugar2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt -- Finely grated peel of 1 lemon1/2 cup butter, cut into chunks1 cup chopped walnuts1/2 cup raisins3/4 cup buttermilk -- Additional buttermilk -- Additional sugar Instructions In large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt and lemon peel. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Mix in all but 2 tablespoons of the nuts and the raisins, then mix in buttermilk with fork. Gather into ball and knead for about 2 minutes on lightly floured board. Roll or pat out ¾ inch thick. With chef’s knife cut into 3-inch triangles. Place, space 1 inch apart, on greased baking sheets. Brush tops with buttermilk; sprinkle with sugar and the remaining nuts. Bake in center of 425F oven about 15 minutes until nicely browned. Serve warm with butter or jam.