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Scone recipes

42 Recipes

Best served warm and buttered- try out new sweet and savoury ideas.

5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake super quick scones using ice cream as the base batter. Serve in the traditional way with jam and cream, plus a pot of tea, to wow any impromptu guests

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
118 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These are the business - light but with a nice crusty outside

22 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up your scones with prune and almond for a different take on an afternoon tea classic. Perfect for picnics or whenever you fancy a sweet treat

34 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this twist on an afternoon tea classic. These scones are studded with crunchy pistachio and drizzled in a delicious lemon glaze. Perfect with a cuppa

34 mins
Easy
190 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in some cheese scones for afternoon tea or as part of a picnic. They're also great served alongside soups and you can freeze them for later use

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cater for guests intolerant to gluten with these easy scones. Add sultanas if you like and serve with oodles of jam and clotted cream

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try these moreish savoury scones studded with chorizo and manchego and peppered with paprika. They're perfect as a snack, for teatime or for summer picnics

34 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bake a batch of these easy lemonade scones to serve for afternoon tea. Pair them with plenty of clotted cream and jam – and a cup of tea, of course! – for a classic British treat

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try these dairy-free vegan scones that use nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavour, pepped up by mustard and smoked paprika. Serve with vegan onion chutney

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Simpler than bread-based hot cross buns, these basic scones are an easy win for teatime with kids. They work just as well without the currants, if you prefer

32 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy our vegan version of scones, which uses soy milk and vegan vegetable spread to replace the dairy. Serve with vegan cream and your favourite jam 

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Turn your forlorn Christmas leftovers into a round of warm fresh scones, the perfect welcome for last-minute guests between Christmas and New Year

30 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Two classics combined into doubly delicious results, these scones will go down a treat at a summer party, served with lashings of Pimm's-soaked fruit and boozy whipped cream

55 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These savoury brunch beauties can be made ahead of time and warmed up when you're ready to serve. Top with lashings of butter

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Studded with whole raspberries, these scones have a burst of fruit in each bite - pack with clotted cream and jam to finish off a picnic

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

What could be more British than this scone and coronation chicken combo? Ideal for a summer party or picnic

37 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Marmite gives a deep savoury flavour to these tasty pinwheel cheddar cheese scones - perfect for afternoon tea or a simple snack

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These savoury cheese scones, filled with thin slices of apple and chutney, make a delicious addition to an afternoon tea spread

37 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

We've combined two of your favourite baking recipes to create one tea party treat - zingy lemon drizzle cake and traditional English scones

32 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these savoury, nutty homemade scones with soft goat's cheese and fig jam for an easy picnic treat

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make sure you use a punchy mature cheese to shine through these savoury scones made with mustard and buttermilk

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A classic teatime treat goes gluten-free- serve with butter, jam, fresh fruit, clotted cream or a combination of your choice

32 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The perfect autumnal afternoon treat, sit back and enjoy with a warming cup of tea

35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A clever new idea for picnics - homemade freshly baked scones with onion pickle topping and grated cheddar

40 mins
Easy
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