Really…aren’t this just biscuits? Sorry, tooo American.
The scone is probably one of the simplest cakes you can bake and yet there seems to be no end of variation in the recipes and techniques for making them. From overly fancy to the just plain strange – who would of thought of using fizzy lemonade?
When all is said and done a scone stands or falls on its freshness. Best enjoyed warm from the oven, a batch of scones will start to go stale within a day. Which is why it’s impossible (and please correct me if I’m wrong) to buy a good scone on the high street.
Why then buy shop bought scones that are barely worth the effort of buttering, when with a bit of practice and a few ingredients you can make your own superior homemade variety.
A guide to making scones
So for those of you who would like to give it a go…
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