Can I cook scones and shortbread in the same type pan?

Mitchel Kessler
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sonya August 10, 2015
Yes, but if it is your first time, I would just use the pan that the recipe calls for. I think that most of my scone and shortbread recipes just call for baking them on a cookie sheet, but there are a few scone recipes that call for a 9-inch cake pan, and in that case you'll want to follow the recipe so that they are the proper thickness; same goes for any scone recipes that call for a specific size pan. But not at the same time :)
 
Garlic F. July 31, 2015
I always baked my scones and shortbread free-form because why dirty another dish just to pat out the dough or make them look pretty? That's why people invented icing and shortbread toppings, right? :) My friends won't know these are homemade if they look too pretty...at least this is what I tell myself. I'm sure they will be delicious regardless of the vessel you chose to bake them in!
 
Mitchel K. July 30, 2015
Thanks so much for the help.
 
PieceOfLayerCake July 30, 2015
Sure, I don't see why not. Since a scone dough isn't very uniform, you're probably not going to get a good pattern from the embossment, but if all you have is the shortbread pan, the scones will bake fine on it.
 
Mitchel K. July 30, 2015
Not at the same time, but if you have a shortbread pan(round with embossed shapes) can you bake scones in it and then cut them at the score lines?
 
PieceOfLayerCake July 30, 2015
What, like a sheet pan? Sure! At the same time? I wouldn't recommend it.
 
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