A small, thick biscuit, usually rich with cream and eggs, that is cut into diamond or stick-like shapes and baked in an oven or cooked on a griddle. The flour used is usually wheat, barley or oatmeal, with baking powder acting as the leavening agent. Scones are believed to have originated in Scotland as a griddle-baked flatbread.

The word "scone" may be rooted in the Dutch word "schoonbrot" which means fine white bread. It is pronounced sk-own, as in "I own a scone." Interestingly, people in Britain routinely mispronounce it as sk-an, as in "I've done gawn and mispronounced 'scone'."

Traditional "English" scones are very biscuit-like with a minimum of extras like raisins in the batter. Therefore, they are ripe for topping with butter, jam or honey. Increasingly, scones in America contain a multitude of batter-extras like blueberries, chocolate and nuts. It's becoming difficult to find scones in bakeries and coffee shops that aren't glazed or frosted.

While information about the world's largest scone is sketchy at best, we do know that the town of Scone in New South Wales is one of the world’s largest thoroughbred horse breeding centers.

All Baked Good Recipes

Recipes with "Scone" in the title:
  1. Apple Oatmeal Scones
  2. Apple Scones
  3. Bacon and Potato Scones
  4. Berry Good Scones
  5. Blueberry Scones
  6. Caribbean Scones
  7. Chocolate Chip Scones
  8. Christmas Cranberry Scones
  9. Cinnamon Bun Scones
  10. Cinnamon Peanut Butter Chip Scones
  11. Coconut Cherry Scones
  12. Cran Orange Scones
  13. Cranberry Cornbread Scones
  14. Cranberry-Orange Scones
  15. Crispy Raisin Scones
  16. Date Scones
  17. Double Chocolate Scones
  18. Easy Oatmeal Date Scones
  19. Fruited Buttermilk Scones
  20. Granola Grabin Scones
  21. Irish Breakfast Scones
  22. Jam-in' Good Scones
  23. Lemon Friends (Scones)
  24. Lemon Scones
  25. Low-Fat Breakfast Scones
  26. Maple Oat Nut Scones
  27. Maple Syrup Scones
  28. Maple Walnut Buttermilk Scones
  29. Miniature Scones
  30. Orange Cranberry Scones
  31. Potato Scones
  32. Raisin Scones
  33. Raisin Walnut Scones
  34. Rosemary & Ham Scones
  35. Squash Scones
  36. Traditional English Scones
  37. Treacle Scones (England)
  38. Whole Wheat Apple Scones

Recipes with "Scone" in the ingredients:
  1. Granola Grabin Scones

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