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Drop scones

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If there’s one type of baking I feel I’ve mastered, it’s pancakes! I’ve even joked about writing my own recipe book solely of different pancake recipes. And it all started with these little beauties. Drop Scones, also known as Scotch Pancakes, are something I’ve been baking since my childhood and something that Granny has alwaysRead More

31 · 30 minutes · Known as Drop Scones also go by the name, Scotch Pancakes. Like their American cousins but with much more tradition and history. FREE Printable available.

6 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, Free-range
Baking & Spices
  • 50 g Caster sugar
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 220 g Self-raising flour
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower/vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 280 ml Milk
SO fun! Vanilla cinnamon donuts baked in a heart donut pan and topped with pastel pink glaze and rainbow sprinkles! BAKED, not fried donut recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

SO fun! Vanilla cinnamon donuts baked in a heart donut pan and topped with pastel pink glaze and rainbow sprinkles! BAKED, not fried donut recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com

Queen Elizabeth sends a recipe to President Eisenhower for drop scones for 16 people (1960). From Buzzfeed's "11 Incredibly Powerful Letters From History"

Letters Of Note, Shaun Usher's compilation of fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes, and memos is brilliant. Here, he chooses his 11 favourite entries for BuzzFeed.

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This very British drop scones recipe was sent by Queen Elizabeth II to Dwight David Eisenhower, on January 24, 1960, in response to the President’s earlier request.

Queen Elizabeth's drop scones recipe - a very British treat - was sent by Queen Elizabeth II to Dwight David Eisenhower, on January 24, 1960. Get the recipe here, and see the letter the Queen wrote along with it!

My curiosity was satiated when I came across this recipe of hers on Reddit for "drop scones," also called Scotch pancakes. They're apparently very similar to American pancakes, but thicker and smaller in diameter.

They somehow taste way better than American pancakes — which, I guess, isn't that hard to beat considering some box pancake mixes can actually taste like cardboard. That said, these "drop scones" taste the way pancakes SHOULD taste.

The Queen's personal pancake recipe revealed – a must-try on Shrove Tuesday | HELLO!

Prepare for Shrove Tuesday with the Queen's pancake or 'drop scones' recipe - discover the monarch's delicious baking tips here

The BEST british scones.  Same recipe as America's Test Kitchen

This weekend I visited my parents in Los Angeles and when I awoke Saturday morning, my amazing mom greeted me with these delicious scones and some Kenyan black tea. My mom, who has been making scones for 14 years in very large batches (think scone production for 500 people!) at her church, is quite a scone expert. She excitedly told me that she stumbled upon this new scone recipe from Cooks Illustrated that is even better than her previous one. How was that possible? She said the magazine…

Queen Elizabeth’s Drop Scones ~ A recipe given to President Eisenhower by Queen Elizabeth II for drop scones, also known as Scottish pancakes. ~ SimplyRecipes.com

5 · 25 minutes · A recipe given to President Eisenhower by Queen Elizabeth II for drop scones, also known as Scottish pancakes.

8 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Superfine sugar
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 cup Whole milk