We all love a good argument. And one item which has caused many an argument in the households across Britain are scones – yes you heard correctly – an English tea time treat has somehow managed to cause debates across the country. What kind of a world do we live in?
Us Brits have been in tethers for years about the correct pronunciation (s(cone) or s(con) – should it rhyme with ‘gone’ or ‘bone’?) and the correct way to construct (should the jam or cream be slathered on first?) a perfect scone.
Jam tarts are one of those recipes that feel like they are so much harder to make than they actually are – probably due to the fact that a pastry is involved.
However, with a pastry that takes only minutes to prepare and a filling that is already pre-made, it honestly doesn’t entail as much effort as one would expect. And for those that want a cheat bake that requires even more minimal effort, then use shop bought pastry instead – no one will ever know the difference.