What is the difference between Tea Biscuits and Scones?

Canada
May 24, 2007 1:27am CST
Is there a differences between Tea Biscuits and Scones. They look the same to me except the shape. If they are the same they why are there two different names?
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@aweins (4203)
• India
24 May 07
Yaa, as far as i know there is a differece between tea biscuits and Scones. what i know , the main difference is that scones tend to have eggs and are sweeter and more elaborate , while biscuits dont include eggs and have simpler , more savory ingredients. that doesn't mean a biscuit has to be plain. it's just that biscuits are more likely to have cheese or fresh or dried herbs in them rather than, say currants or chocolate chips.
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