Ice cream scones on a glass plate

Scone recipes

38 Recipes

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

Ultimate scones


(88 ratings)

Learn the secret of making perfect scones every time, with Angela Nilsen's ultimate recipe
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cheddar scones


(70 ratings)

Fantastic straight from the oven or served the next day, split and toasted through
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cherry scones


(26 ratings)

Sweeten up your scones with this easy recipe - ideal for a posh afternoon tea
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Gingery buttermilk scones


(3 ratings)

A teaspoon of ground ginger adds warmth to classic scones - try with homemade Rhubarb & ginger jam and clotted cream...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Cheddar & sweetcorn scones


(30 ratings)

Savoury scones make a great meal with a bowl of soup, or a tasty addition to afternoon tea
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Buttermilk scones


(45 ratings)

Afternoon tea just wouldn't be the same without warm scones straight from the oven
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Buttermilk scones


(5 ratings)

These savoury scones are perfect with potted fish. Make early in the day then warm before serving, for the best results
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Griddle scones with honey


(14 ratings)

Quick and easy to make with storecupboard ingredients, griddle scones go perfectly with creamy honey and butter
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry & vanilla shortcakes


(12 ratings)

Encapsulate British summertime with these cute little shortcakes, perfect piled high with clotted cream and jam
  • 27 mins
  • Easy


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