Start off sweet
Jam, cream, butter - the scone embraces them all during tea o'clock.
For full effect smother these light scones with red berry jam and lightly whipped cream. For some reason sour buttermilk (or milk with some yoghurt added), makes these scones sensational!
Clove, cardamom, black peppercorn, cinnamon, ginger, fennel, star anise and black tea - this chai infusion is combining teatime with scone time and we love it!
If you're a sucker for flaky and buttery genius, then this is one recipe you'll have to master; and yes, it's both oven AND campfire friendly! Get Sadie's campfire scone recipe right here.
Even though they have a reputation for being tricky to make, in reality they're fast and simple, especially when you have a good recipe like this one. The secret to the lightness of these scones is the cream and for lemonade scones, omit the sugar and replace the milk with the same quantity of lemonade. Thank you #Bakeproof!
Gluten-free, refined-sugar free and packed with chocolate, pistachios and cardamom, these scones will validate your need for a sweet breakfast idea. Get them while they're hot right here.
Alongside cream, molasses plays a sticky sweet part in making these spiced version. Baking alert: They bake in 15 minutes!
Custard apple cream and a mandarin, peppermint and amaranth salad team-up with Peter Kuruvita's easy scones - perfect for those who want to venture beyond the classic lashings.
Channeling scone vibes
Not quite a scone that we may have come to know, these recipes feature the basic scone dough and get a little wild and wonderful with possibility.
Kiflice are filled pastries that look like mini croissants but have a more strudel-scone-like texture. Whilst the dough itself isn't sweet, the jam filling and the icing sugar topping gives this pastry a sweet hit. This recipe uses a red berry jam but you can get creative and use your favourite jam or spread, if you like.
Yes, this is a scone and jam layer cake. No, you don't have to share it. Get drizzling with the recipe right here.
Even though these rolls are based on a scone dough, they resemble more a cakey biscuit. Confused? Just go ahead and bake them, you won't be disappointed… and you'll probably find yourself sneaking an extra slice! #Bakeproof
Matthew Evans' Welsh cakes are pretty much a fried scone packed with long-lasting dried fruits. Perfect for those colder nights, and no oven-baking required!
12. Sticky scrolls
Scone-dough scroll with sticky syrupy sauce? Now that's an easy - and budget-friendly - dessert! Check it out.
13. Life of Pie
Cobblers are based on seasonal fruits and topped with a wet, scone-like mixture. The result is a simple pie of sorts with the topping resembling cobblestones – thought to be the reason for this homely dessert's name. This recipe uses pear and rhubarb, but go wild with your favourite fruity fillings. #Bakeproof
Savour-ing the scone
If you're more on the savoury side of life, then never fear with these scone recipes that talk to the other half of the jam and cream cross-section.
Pumpkin scones are a great afternoon savoury snack and this recipe uses paprika and lots of black pepper to give it an extra-spicy kick. #TheSeasonalCook
15. With mushies
Pretty much a classic savoury ‘cobbler’, this hearty vegetarian main course looks fabulous as you bring it bubbling to the table.