6 Tbsp or 3/4 stick unsalted butter, frozen
1/2 cup finely chopped apples, skin peeled
1/4 cup roasted walnut, chopped
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 large egg
3/4 cup cold heavy cream
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp sugar for sprinkling
Preheat oven 400 degrees F.
Beat egg into the cold cream and set aside.
In a bowl, whisk or sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut the butter into flour until it resembles coarse crumbs. Add the apples, walnuts and raisins.
Add cream to the flour mixture. Stir just until combined.
Transfer to a lightly floured surface and gathered the dough to form a 6 inch round. Cut into triangles.
Transfer to prepared cookie sheet. Brush the tops of the scones with a little cream.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm.