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The controversial scone debate has been settled – as new analysis reveals Brits want jam first relatively than cream. But do you agree? Vote in our ballot.

In what’s a triumphant win for the Cornish methodology, the brand new research discovered that just about half of Brits want jam first.

The figures present 44 per cent staunchly advocate for jam first, whereas 32 per cent sit on the opposite aspect of the heated debate and argue clotted cream must be first.

Cream tea has been loved in Britain for the reason that eleventh century and arguments over the best way to unfold toppings on a scone nonetheless rage on to today.

The Cornish methodology sees jam being unfold on a scone earlier than clotted cream, nevertheless it’s a Devon custom that cream meets scone first.

The new analysis, by Cornish clotted cream model Rodda’s, discovered that Brits at the moment are experimenting with new toppings.

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Brits are eager to strive unconventional fillings similar to cinnamon, sugar, and apple slices (21 per cent), lemon curd (21 per cent), and raspberry preserves with almond butter (20 per cent).

Savoury choices similar to smoked salmon and cream cheese (16 per cent) and candy chilli jam with cheddar (15 per cent) are additionally on the rise.

Surprisingly, extra males than ladies have loved a cream tea up to now month.

The research, carried out forward of National Cream Tea Day on June 28, additionally revealed that youthful Brits notably affiliate cream tea with The Royals and hit reveals similar to Bridgerton, The Crown, and Downton Abbey.

It additionally discovered that David Attenborough is our dream companion for cream tea. 15 per cent stated they’d like to have cream tea with the veteran wildlife broadcaster, adopted by King Charles (eight per cent), Mary Berry (seven per cent), Alison Hammond (seven per cent), and Amanda Holden (six per cent).

Nine per cent of males stated they might like to have cream tea with their nan and 13 per cent of individuals would favor to get pleasure from it solo.

Rodda’s has partnered with Michelin-starred chef Paul Ainsworth to unveil a connoisseur afternoon tea tasting menu.

Rodda’s founder Nicholas Rodda stated: “As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Cream Tea Day, people across the nation will come together to enjoy one of the country’s favourite pastimes – scones, Cornish clotted cream, and jam.

“Whether you want jam first, or Cornish clotted cream first, we really do not thoughts.

“Just tuck and enjoy this special day. If you can throw an afternoon tea party, selling cream teas and help raise crucial funds for charity, that’s even better.”

Mr Ainsworth, of acclaimed restaurant No6 in Padstow, stated of his new 5-course tasting cream tea menu: “This cream tea menu offers a unique twist on the classic cream tea that blends sweet and savoury elements to create a truly unforgettable at-home experience.”

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