Before starting scones, place raisins in a bowl and cover with Amaretto.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour or until raisins
Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.
Cut in butter with a pastry cutter until
mixture resembles crumbs.
In another bowl mix together the egg, milk, cream and Amaretto. Pour into
dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Add the raisins and nuts. Mix until
a dough comes together.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly. With a round
cutter (2 or 3-inch) cut dough. Space scones at least 1 to 2 inches apart on
an ungreased cookie sheet. With the remaining 2 tablespoons of cream brush each
top of the scones.
Bake the scones at 350 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes or until scones are
light brown in color.
Let scones cool and dust with confectioners' sugar.