What are scones ?

What are scones ?

Scones – Love them hate them – Here are some facts abotu scones 😉 Enjoy


Definition of scones


Scones are pastries that are frequently rolled into round shapes and cut into quarters, the put into oven and baked. Usually scones are a breakfast food – but some serve them with tea or coffee as well – They can be savory or sweet.


History of scones

Scones were originally (started as a Scottish quick bread, since the first mention of scones originates from Scotland in the early 1500) made with oats and griddle baked – but todays version includes more flour (which means more carbs) and are baked in the oven. The word probably originates from the Dutch word schoonbrot, which can be roughly translated as beautiful bread.

Scones became popular in England first as a part of a ritual while drinking tea and it after that it spread all over the word. They are still served daily’s in Britons with traditional clotted cream topping.


Accessibility of scones

Scones can be bought in a few bakeries, cafes and numerous retail markets or can be made at home


Storage of scones

To solidify scones, you must first cool scones that you baked completely, then wrap firmly in a plastic pack – squeezing out however much air as you can. Scones can be solidified for up to 2 months.

To warm up – put them in oven for about 5 minutes at 350°F.


Typical Nutritional value of scones

One 1.5-ounce scone from a basic plain scone recipe provides: Calories 150; Protein 4 g; Carbohydrates 19 g; Fiber 1 g; Fat 6 g (Saturated 2 g); Cholesterol 49 mg; Folate 8 mcg; Iron 1 mg; Calcium 80 mg; Potassium 49 g; Sodium 171 mg

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