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However, one reddit user said: “Biscuits aren’t scones. Scones are sweet. Biscuits are savoury. Hence, having them with savoury things.”

A popular dish originating from the American South, biscuits and gravy is a savoury delicacy in the USA.

While British people might think of a bourbon or custard cream, American biscuits are actually fluffy quickbreads which explains why they form part of a savoury dish.

However, American food products are generally sweeter than the UK and contain more sugar.

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