Raisin Scones

3 1/2 cups flour
2 tablespoons cream of tartar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 1/4 cups raisins

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

Mix together buttermilk and eggs. Add to dry ingredients, mixing to form a soft dough. Stir in raisins. Knead dough on a floured surface several times. Pat out dough 1 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown (15 to 20 minutes). Makes 18 to 24