Levain Bakery oatmeal raisin scones

We were in Dubrovnik and the weather app was crazy…

Me: Oh crap! It looks like it will be raining all day today.

Colleague: Don’t worry! The only worse projection than our macro outlook is our weather forecast.

Levain Bakery oatmeal raisin scones

(Adapted from Food Network)

To make about 20 scones

300 g oatmeal
140 g dried raisins
360 g all-purpose flour
1 tsp kosher salt
2 tbs baking powder
180 g sugar
3 sticks butter (cold, cut into small pieces)
1 cup milk + 1/4 cup heavy cream (or 1 1/4 cup half-and-half)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine oatmeal + raisins + flour + salt + baking powder + sugar.
  4. Add butter pieces.
  5. Use your hands to mix all ingredients.
  6. Add milk + heavy cream to the mixture.
  7. Use an wooden spoon to mix until just combined.
  8. Turn the dough onto kitchen counter.
  9. Pat the dough into 1″ thick.
  10. Use a dough cutter to cut into triangular (about 2″ each side).
    • Note: if the dough is too sticky, dip the dough cutter into flour between cuts.
  11. Place the scones onto the lined baking sheets.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes.