Mayhurst Inn - Orange, Virginia, 22960, United States

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.
Mayhurst Inn
12460 Mayhurst Lane
Orange, Virginia, 22960, United States
Call: (540) 672-5597 | (888) 672-5597


Mayhurst Inn - Much More Than A Perfect Getaway

We invite you to relax and enjoy the luxury, ambiance and romance of the past when life was slower and more gracious. This marvelously restored plantation home of 1859 is the perfect place to stay in Central Virginia.