Scone is a type of bread
that’s eaten mostly in the United Kingdom
. It’s made in a variety of ways depending on the region, but always retains the same name (leading to much confusion). A scone from the United Kingdom is more like an American biscuit
, which requires butter
to make enjoyable. In America
, scone is generally a bit softer, sweeter
, and often has a few fruits
mixed in. Scone is made in batches, which is to say that you produce many ‘scones’ after baking, as opposed to some breads which only result in a single loaf. Socially, nothing says “thank you” more sincerely than a fresh–baked (or recently–baked) scone.
Despite its many varieties (and room for error), scone is always a safe choice for eating enjoyment. As with most sweet breads, it is very much at home with coffee
became an official snack on June 7th, 2012.