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scones in OC?

scone fan Nov 5, 2005 11:47 PM

I am looking for great scones in the orange county area. I recently came back from AZ and they had a bakery called Wildflower with pretty good cranberry scones. I would appreciate anyones expertise in locating these. Thank you

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    cdmedici RE: scone fan Nov 6, 2005 05:45 PM

    I wents to Plums Cafe on 17th St. in Costa Mesa for breakfast last week. While I didn't try the scones in the bakery display, they sure did look good.

    Maybe some of the hounds can comment on them.

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    1. re: cdmedici
      rpM RE: cdmedici Nov 16, 2005 03:35 AM

      Plums definitely has the best scones in OC. tender, flakey, moist and flavorful.

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      k. brighton RE: scone fan Nov 6, 2005 06:06 PM

      have you tried zinc cafe yet?

      Link: http://www.zinccafe.com/

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        Jase RE: scone fan Nov 7, 2005 04:49 PM

        Blackmarket Bakery in the Saturday Irvine Farmer's market. Last two weeks I've had their pumpkin cranberry scones. Very yummy.

        1. roterror RE: scone fan Sep 8, 2006 03:15 PM

          Pain du Monde.
          There are a few locations in newport and Costa Mesa. Always great baked goods, and I have always been a fan of their tri-berry scone: note too sweet or cakey.

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            roterror RE: roterror Sep 8, 2006 10:32 PM

            I meant "not too sweet or cakey"

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            Samantha RE: scone fan Sep 8, 2006 04:00 PM

            Pacific Whey Cafe makes a delicious scone. It's certainly huge (enough for 3 people), but also moist and not too sweet. Exactly how a scone should be. Locations in Newport Coast, Newport Beach, & Ladera Ranch.


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