3 cups flour
½ cup sugar
2 ¼ tsp baking powder
¾ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
2 large eggs
2 ¼ tsp pure vanilla
Grated lemon zest of 1 lemon or orange
1 cup raisins
9 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
¾ cup buttermilk (try using real or ¾ cup milk w/2 tsp white vinegar)
1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
Some sugar to top before baking (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together. Set aside. Combine eggs, butter, buttermilk, zest.
Add to dry ingredients; fold in raisins.
Divide in equals parts and shape into triangles. Place on greased cookie sheets. Brush with egg wash. Sprinkle with a little sugar.
Bake for approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Make sure bottoms do not burn, but just golden. Tops should be just dotted with color.
Pass the butter and jam!
Note: you can roll out dough in a circle and cut out even triangles.