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Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 10:12 a.m. PST

A vitally important question that must be answered – when having a cream tea and a scone, do you:

a) put the jam on first and then the cream, or
b) are you a cream first and then jam person?

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 11:07 a.m. PST

Aha, culture 1.01!

Definitely jam then cream, looks better, easier to apply, and tastes great!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 11:08 a.m. PST

Jam and then cream

My God, sir, what would make you think otherwise! That's the order that Her Majesty uses at Balmoral

Bob the Temple Builder03 Sep 2020 11:23 a.m. PST

Are we talking Devon or Cornwall?

I understand that in Devon it is jam then cream, but in Cornwall it is cream then jam.

I prefer the Devon method.

Von Trinkenessen03 Sep 2020 11:24 a.m. PST

Devon = Cream then Jam
Cornish = Jam then Cream

Royston Papworth03 Sep 2020 11:33 a.m. PST

Sort of b. Only I don't like jam so have marmalade instead…😁

Strangely, I have Cornish roots…

That said, my nan used to do pasties with the crust over the top, not around the side…

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 12:08 p.m. PST

Jam only no cream for this non-Brit.

JimDuncanUK03 Sep 2020 12:51 p.m. PST

Jam only no cream for this Brit.

Zephyr103 Sep 2020 2:22 p.m. PST

All of you are wrong!
You have to mix the jam and cream together before spreading.

(And don't forget to add the lime to the coconut… ;-)

boggler03 Sep 2020 2:30 p.m. PST

Jam them cream.

Says he born in Devon but raised in Cornwall.

More importantly, how is your pasty crimped?

Side or top?

boggler03 Sep 2020 2:32 p.m. PST

And, even more importantly, is it Sconn or Scone?

I know where I stand on that one.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 3:46 p.m. PST

My family had Scottish roots, ,most definitely 'Sconn'!

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 4:01 p.m. PST

You have "Scones" with "Tea", Barbarians. I thought a proper gentleman always had Tea with Scones.

FusilierDan03 Sep 2020 4:37 p.m. PST

Butter then jam and it's called a biscuit.

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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 5:36 p.m. PST

I don't eat crappy scones that need jam or cream.

platypus01au04 Sep 2020 3:30 a.m. PST

Depends on the cream. It is basically impossible to put clotted cream on _after_ the jam, so when using clotted cream the cream goes on first, then the jam. But with whipped cream, jam goes on first, then the cream.

Simples.

JohnG

boggler04 Sep 2020 8:03 a.m. PST

Heathen

BillyNM04 Sep 2020 8:52 a.m. PST

Devon all the way! And with clotted cream, never had a problem putting the clotted cream on top of the jam, a vital life skill.

BillyNM04 Sep 2020 8:54 a.m. PST

BTW Royston my mum and my aunt (both from their time in Devon) made pasties with the ridge across the top – heaven!

MajorB04 Sep 2020 9:20 a.m. PST

Bob said:

I understand that in Devon it is jam then cream, but in Cornwall it is cream then jam.

Von T said:

Devon = Cream then Jam
Cornish = Jam then Cream

- so which is correct?

Legion 404 Sep 2020 10:04 a.m. PST

I like'm any way I can get'm !!!!

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP04 Sep 2020 11:18 p.m. PST

Just for the record I try to keep my Cornish and Devonian friends happy (or maybe similarly stressed out) by doing one half jam-then-cream, the other half cream-then-jam :)

Legion 405 Sep 2020 8:37 a.m. PST

🤔 Hmmm ?

Royston Papworth05 Sep 2020 10:17 a.m. PST

BillyNM, it's the only way! Crust on top… 😁

von Schwartz05 Sep 2020 4:10 p.m. PST

Whoa whoa whoa! CLOTTED CREAM?! You mean cream that been sitting on top of the counter for a few days and now has developed a highly evolved civilization. Sounds like genocide to me!

boggler06 Sep 2020 9:05 a.m. PST

What about cheese scones..

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP07 Sep 2020 1:46 p.m. PST

Jam and cream on cheese scones? MADNESS!!!!!

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