The texture and taste of a freshly baked scone, topped with a sweet strawberry preserve and fresh whipped cream, is sure to please anyone’s palate.
The following recipe is sure to do just that, it yields 12 scones and bakes at a fairly short period that it’s quick enough to whip up for unexpected guests or if you lead a busy life and just don’t have the time to make a fancy dessert this recipe is sure to be at your rescue.
Scones have many variations namely from the UK and USA. The characteristic of an English scone is soft, light and plain as it is usually served with jams, preserves and whipped cream. An English scone is generally cut in half and you add the condiments on top of the halves. An American scone is denser and usually flavoured before baking, be it with dried fruit or savoury options like onions and cheese.
This is a recipe is for a classic English scone.
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