The Garden View Lounge (also referred to as Garden View Tea Room) is where guests can enjoy elegant tea at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Guests can enjoy a princess tea in the morning or relax and enjoy the day with afternoon tea. Bring the magic home to your next tea time with this simple recipe from the Garden View Tea Room!


Garden View Lounge Scones


  • 4 c all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ c sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • c milk
  • 1 c golden raisins


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425ºF.

  2. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a large mixing bowl.

  3. Rub margarine and shortening into the flour with your fingertips until resembling a coarse meal.

  4. Combine eggs and milk in a separate bowl. Stir into the flour until the dough forms.

  5. Fold in raisins.

  6. Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness on a lightly-floured surface. Cut using a 2-inch round cutter and transfer them to a lightly greased baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until they are light brown.

  8. Serve with Devonshire cream or butter and jam.


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