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Killer Shaped Scone Recipe (w/raisins, currants, and kimmel, i.e. caraway seeds)

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Killer Shaped Scone Recipe (w/raisins, currants, and kimmel, i.e. caraway seeds)

Laura D. | Apr 26, 2007 09:30 AM

One of my college professors has done me oodles of favors and has asked for nothing in return until now. He knows I love to bake, so he's asked me if I have a great shaped (as opposed to dropped) scone recipe that would be reminiscent of what his Irish aunt used to make. He's told me the scones have raisins, currants, and kimmel (caraway seeds) inside, with granulated sugar on top. While I have several great scone recipes and feel like I could easily adapt them to fit his request, I'm wondering if anyone has THIS scone recipe, or one that is likely closer to it than what I have. Since I avoid caraway seeds at all costs, none of my scone recipes have them in it, and I'm not sure if simply adding them to one of my existing recipes would yield a delighful scone. Additionally, since I tend to prefer dropped scones as opposed to shaped ones, I don't have a ton of recipes to choose from.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. Ideally, I'd really only like tried and true recipe suggestions, if only because I really, really owe this individual and would hate to give him a recipe that hasn't been dutifully tested by fellow chowhounds. Thanks again!

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