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A lot of books I read which have been written by an American author refer to a biscuit, which accompanies a meal (generally breakfast), and can be eaten with either sweet or savoury (I.e. Gravy) toppings/sides. So what is it? Is there an Australian equivalent?


Posted by Sylverflame, 5th January 2015


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  • Like a scone. Can be honey glazed or plain. Really delicious!


  • pretty much consider it a more ‘bready’ scone


  • I’ve always wondered about this also.


  • I would say they are like scones


  • haha these answers are what i just thought!


  • American biscuits are similar to the Australian scones usually eaten as a side dish/ accompaniment. Their sweet baked treats are referred to as cookies.


  • is a small bread with a firm browned crust and a soft interior. They are made with baking powder or baking soda as a chemical leavening agent rather than yeast. They are similar to British scones or the bannock from the Shetland Isles.
    The Americans usually have their’s as biscuits & gravy as a side to their meal.
    Scones that we eat are usually eaten with jam,butter ,cream with cups of tea or coffee.


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