Jam or cream first? The great scone debate!

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The baffling question that has had Devon and Cornwall at loggerheads for decades … which do you put on your scone first … the jam or the cream to make the perfect afternoon tea?

Is it personal preference or is there a correct way to prepare and serve a scone?

 

Is it pronounced Scone as in 'stone' or Scone as in 'gone'?

288 people have already voted, what's your opinion? STONE GONE

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andbrown01
22nd Nov 2014
2
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just eat and enjoy
Mo Moor
17th Nov 2014
4
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Who cares? They are lovely and delicious.....just enjoy with a nice cuppa....mmmmmmmm! I take it anyway...scrumptious.
Archiebald
21st Nov 2014
2
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Kaye
16th Nov 2014
3
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Always cream first.
goldenbee
16th Nov 2014
3
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I'm Scotish, no cream. 🙂
Snowy
16th Nov 2014
3
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Definitely the cream first & I am Somerset born & bred ! We have Somerset cream teas too, I used to serve them in my restaurant .
CDW
16th Nov 2014
4
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Devon all the way - cream first!!
carol1963
16th Nov 2014
4
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Does it really matter ,life is too short to argue over such trivial things
Wilf
14th Nov 2014
3
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Cream always first...I have never seen or heard of it the other way round in 64 years?
TheSilverFox
14th Nov 2014
4
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Isn't it Jam first if you are in Devon and cream first if you are in Cornwall? Perhaps you haven't travelled far enough Wilf?
Ally Leverton
16th Nov 2014
3
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I'm Cornish, and it has to be jam first, every time.
Wilf
14th Nov 2014
2
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Got to say I have not heard that. I need to get out more!
Si Cox
14th Nov 2014
0
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Isn't one way from Cornwall and the other from Devon, perhaps you haven't travelled far enough Wilf?
Baxi
14th Nov 2014
3
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Jam first or the cream gets messy!
Wilf
14th Nov 2014
3
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cromwell
11th Nov 2014
3
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Jam on first then cream.
Wistman
10th Nov 2014
5
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It's simple, cream is a fat, a dairy product. Would you put jam or any other sandwich filling onto your bread first? No, you put the butter on first and then the tasty addition. It's the same with a scone; cream first, jam on top. No need for any further debate 😉
Rob60
7th Nov 2014
5
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Jam always goes on top of cream!
bb61
9th Nov 2014
3
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jam one side cream the other,,
Rob60
9th Nov 2014
4
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Do you eat it as a sandwich bb61? Or do you have one side exclusively with cream and one exclusively with Jam?

I can take my scone without Jam, but never without cream 🙂

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