Mix first five ingredients in a bowl. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles cornmeal. Stir in the add-ins and store until ready for use.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix scone mix with 1/2 cup cold water. Stir with a spoon until dough begins to come together, but is not sticky. Add more water, one tablespoon at a time until dough comes together. Divide into two balls and pat first ball into a 5-inch round. Score into 6 wedges. Repeat with remaining dough. Place scones on baking sheet. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until tops are just brown.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.