Definition of drop scone in English:

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drop scone

Pronunciation: /ˈdräp ˌskōn/


A small thick pancake made by dropping spoonfuls of batter onto a frying pan or other heated surface.
Example sentences
  • The name is also used in Britain and the USA for a griddle cake like a drop scone.
  • Simply make a Scotch pancake (drop scone) batter and cook on one side until the top is firm enough to turn, stud the uncooked surface with blueberries, then flip over.
  • So in order not to have too much comparison, I tend to make the little Scottish ones, drop scones.

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Syllabification: drop scone

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