In 1957, five years into her reign, Queen Elizabeth II made her first state visit to the United States as a guest of then US president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Two years later the Queen entertained him and his wife, Marnie, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. What was discussed behind those closed doors is unknown: but we can be sure President Eisenhower fell in love with the Queen’s drop scones. Five months after serving them, she belatedly sent her personal recipe and an accompanying letter.

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