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the great scone debate

Can anyone NOT like scones with clotted cream & jam?

As you may have noticed, I am a total fan of afternoon tea.  Once you get past the sandwiches, this will ALWAYS bring up the great debate of ‘which comes first’?

So…what do YOU prefer??

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  1. John Moss
    November 17, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    The devonians and cornish used clotted cream in place of butter, hence the cream goes on first, then the jam.

    • November 17, 2012 at 4:39 pm

      see, and that is my thought exactly!!!!

  2. November 17, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    if you do the jam first you can spread it*all over*, then a generous blob of cream on top . blob? splodge .

  3. November 17, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    Cream first then jam…obviously ffs!!

  4. November 17, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    If the balance of the universe is to be maintained it has to be cream first

  5. Impy imp
    November 18, 2012 at 1:31 am

    In Devon it’s cream then jam, in Cornwall it’s jam then cream. I do mine the Cornwall way 🙂

    • November 18, 2012 at 9:46 am

      Then you are wrong!!! 😛 x

      • Impy imp
        November 25, 2012 at 6:59 pm

        No I’m not… Much easier to spread the jam on the scone and then plonk a big dollop of clotted cream on top… Too hard to spread jam on top of cream. Though I suppose it depends how runny the jam is… I like the type of jam that is quite solid with pieces of fruit rather than running and hence needs a bit of pressure to spread it…

        • November 25, 2012 at 7:26 pm

          WRONG!!!!!! 😉

  6. November 18, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Oh My GOD. Afternoon Tea was undoing during my birthday week in Cornwall. In May I had 7 in 14 days and then freaked out at the size of my stomach, took a vow of abstinence, kept it for a bit, broke it and er, had a few more lol
    I even blogged about them back in May!! I’ve had scones every which way possible. I’m sure they’re secreted with drugs ; )

    • November 18, 2012 at 9:45 am

      They are certainly addictive! every time I look at that picture up there ^^ I want it!!!!

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