Scone Recipes Blog

Welcome to the scone-recipes.com website blog. This blog is used to share interesting facts about scones and scone recipes together with useful baking information.

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Robert Burns, Scotland & Scones

Back in 1780 on this day, July 31st. Robert Burns first book of poems was first published by a Mr John Wilson. The book was entitled "Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect". The book sold 612 copies!


A reference to Mr Burns and an association to 'tattie scones' can be found on the scottish independent website at the following URL:

http://www.scotsindependent.org/features/food/tattie_scones.htm

The word scone is also said to have come from Scotland. More on this can be found on our scone recipe history page. 

Friday, 4 July 2008

A Recipe for Choc Chip Scones

Chocolate, who doesnt like chocolate?


There have been many studies to date that have identified chocolate as one of the most popular foods to 'relax with'.


Although popular as a stand-alone taste, chocolate is often used in cooking.


Popular recipes for chocolate include chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate biscuits and you've guessed it scones.


We have a chocolate chip scone recipe on our website for you to try!