17 minutes ago, Kim Shook said:
Actually, they reminded me of your pikelets that I made!
Drop scones and pikelets are the same thing. The name 'pikelet' is more common in Australia and New Zealand, although it comes from the Welsh.
1952 B. Nilson Penguin Cookery Bk. xviii. 332 Drop Scones, Pikelets‥or Scotch Pancakes. Cooking time 3–4 minutes each batch.
[ad. Welsh bara pyglyd ‘pitchy bread,’ perh. in reference to its colour.]
1611 Cotgr., Popelins, soft cakes made of fine flower, kneaded with milke, etc.‥like our Welsh Barrapyclids. 1687 Holme Armorie iii. iii. 86 Barra Pickled, a light Bread made in round Cakes.
1704 Dict. Rust. et Urb., Bara-picklet, is Bread made of fine Flower, and knead up with Barm. [So 1852 in Brande.]