Jam or cream first on scones?

In honour of our new Devon Versus Cornwall issue we asked twitter: Jam or cream first on scones? #Jamorcream

The Countryfile Magazine office is divided (four for cream first, three for jam). It's time to bring an end to this madness! Here are what two native writers reckon:

Cornish writer Lesley Gillilan says: The queen of dairy-farm clotted creams is Rodda’s of Redruth, which can produce 25 tons a day. We say, jam first, cream on top. A recent Guardian poll agreed. 

Devonian writer Simon Heptinstall says: Lush pasture equals thicker clotted cream (invented by Tavistock monks). We put our sturdier cream on scones before jam; Cornwall’s runnier cream must sit on the jam. Topsham’s Georgian Tea Room is the best.

 
 

Now we need to find out once and for all: Does the jam or the cream go first? 

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In honour of our new Devon Versus Cornwall issue we asked twitter: Jam or cream first on scones? #Jamorcream

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The Countryfile Magazine office is divided (four for cream first, three for jam). It’s time to bring an end to this madness! Here are what two native writers reckon:

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Cornish writer Lesley Gillilan says: The queen of dairy-farm clotted creams is Rodda’s of Redruth, which can produce 25 tons a day. We say, jam first, cream on top. A recent Guardian poll agreed. 

Devonian writer Simon Heptinstall says: Lush pasture equals thicker clotted cream (invented by Tavistock monks). We put our sturdier cream on scones before jam; Cornwall’s runnier cream must sit on the jam. Topsham’s Georgian Tea Room is the best.

 
 

Now we need to find out once and for all: Does the jam or the cream go first?