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Any of you fellows make these, I do once in a while they are really good with hot Tea and a little orange marmalade.

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I do... and they're a big hit whenever I do! :cool:

Actually they are Americanised Scones. Sweeter then the English make. I searched out a recipe for Starbucks Vanilla Bean Scones. :tango_face_smile_bi
 

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I put in a little more sugar than the receipt calls for, one problem I have is I tend to roll out the dough a little too thin.

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I don't care for them. People who like biscuits probably will like them. I prefer yeast breads including English muffins.

I triggered a snowflake biological but probably not self identified "woman" by not pronouncing them sgons, which "she" insisted was the only proper way to pronounce the name.
 

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I like them and sometimes make some from a recipe found on the web I have always considered Scones as a Scottish specialty. Not that the English can't enjoy scones, but I have always considered them as a specialty we got from the Scots !

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One thing about confections like this is that they are probably best when made with some politically incorrect type of fat like lard, tallow, or butter.
 

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One thing about confections like this is that they are probably best when made with some politically incorrect type of fat like lard, tallow, or butter.
Nothing beats butter...
 

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They have butter in them the receipt that I use does not call for oil or lard or anything like that only butter and a small amount of milk plus egg, salt, baking powder, raisins, flour, sugar.

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im an English muffin guy myself. A occasional bagel but that's a couple times a year.
I don't care for them. People who like biscuits probably will like them. I prefer yeast breads including English muffins.

I triggered a snowflake biological but probably not self identified "woman" by not pronouncing them sgons, which "she" insisted was the only proper way to pronounce the name.
 

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My daughters make them on occasion. They use butter and they are a bit sweet but not “sweet” by any means. They are good with bits and pieces made into them or with a bit of Jam. A nice hot cup of tea or coffee with it and all is good.
 

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Etymology

Some think that scone comes from the Gaelic "sgonn", which meant a piece of dough that has been cooked for a couple of minutes, shapeless mass or large mouthful; and the Dutch "schoonbrot", which meant fine white bread; or, for last, the German "sconbrot", which meant fine or beautiful bread. The Oxford English Dictionary believes the German and Dutch is more accurate.
 

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Yes, frosting is a heresy!!!
I prefer clotted cream and strawberry preserves with my scones. :)

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Aaach! For me...frosting on a scone would be some kind of culinary heresy ! :tango_face_surprise:tango_face_wink:.
Bravo!
For what ever reason ,with the exception of a very, very few frostings that are butter based and taste like it, I have zero love for frosting.
Now Raised Glazed donuts are often so caked with sugar, I will break off at least fifty percent of it.
I think the main reason is I hate powdered sugar, which is probably also why I do not like fudge.


As scone is really just another name for a biscuit, I think some people are just paying for it name.
 

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If you are going to eat Scones you must have Orange Marmolade with them, any thing else and you are just eating biscuits with jelley.

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If you are going to eat Scones you must have Orange Marmolade with them, any thing else and you are just eating biscuits with jelley.

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Ever try lemon marmalade? Not too common, but if you see it and like orange marmalade, it could be a treat.

Easy to make. Meyer lemons are small and orange yellow and are not available year round. Here's a recipe.

https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/meyer_lemon_marmalade/

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