TruroTerry wrote: Down in the Republic of Kernowistan its jam first huge dollop of clotted cream on top. Then there is the Devon arguement that the cream replaces the butter and therefore goes first.
When it comes to pronunciation I was told its the fastest cake in the world ........... Scone (as in rhymes with gone)
I prefer more cream than as a "butter replacement" would provide so for me, jam first.
Why skimp on the cream anyway? Clotted cream has no other purpose in life and once the scones are all gone, it just goes in the bin.