Girdle or Griddle Scones

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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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A griddle is only a large flat iron plate, so a heavy flat-bottomed frying pan will do the job just as well. Correct temperature rather than utensil is the key to success. If too hot, the scones will burn before the middle is done; if too cool, the batter will not rise enough and the result will be leaden. As with pancakes, it usually takes a few goes before you get it right. Always test the temperature by putting on one small spoonful of batter first. The best way is to put a pan on a mode