drop scone

drop scone
(also Scotch pancake) n (BrE)
a small flat cake eaten at tea(2) with butter and jam. It is made from a mixture of flour, eggs and milk dropped in small amounts onto a hot pan. It is more like a small thick pancake than a scone.

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