Scones: What Are They and How Do You eat Them?
A scone is a small unsweetened or lightly sweetened biscuit-like cake made from flour, fat and milk and can also contain fruit. Scones are usually either round or triangular in shape but can be made in any shape that suits your fancy.
The best way to eat a scone is to slice it in half (horizontally) thus giving you two thin slices of scone. Top each half with you choice of Devonshire Cream, Lemon Curd or Strawberry Jam or any combination of two or all three!
Devonshire Cream, also known as Devonshire Double Cream or Clotted Cream, comes from the Devonshire region in the South of England. The fresh milk from Jersey cows is heated for a long period and the cream that rises to the top becomes “clotted” and is extracted as clotted or double cream. It is the diet of the Jersey cows in the Devonshire region that gives Devonshire Cream it’s unique flavor that is unable to be reproduced anywhere else in the word. Here at The Castle, we import this luxurious cream, that some have described as a cross between whipped cream and ice cream, straight from Devon, England.