British Buttery Vegan Apple Scones Recipe

British Scone… how to pronounce it is up to you. Obviously with a cup of tea these buttery vegan scones are a dream. With the addition of apple, they are refreshing take on a classic that is perfect for a garden tea party. Make sure you try one first too because once you put these heavenly vegan treats out, your guests will gobble up them up in no time. Oh, don’t forget to serve up with a dollop of jam and coconut yogurt to take these to a whole new level!

Vegan Apple Scones Recipe

  • Servings: 6 scones
  • Difficulty: easy
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    For the Apple Pieces:
  • 1 apple (or can also use a pear), peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp vegan butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • For the Scones:
  • 450g self-raising flour
  • 30g caster sugar
  • 70g vegan butter
  • 200ml dairy free milk
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • For the Topping:
  • olive oil for brushing
  • 1 tsp brown sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
  2. Cook the apple (or pear) by heating up a frying pan with vegan butter and cinnamon, then add the diced apple and cook for approx 5 mins until nice and golden. Set aside.
  3. For the scones, mix the flour, butter and sugar together using your hands until combined.
  4. Then make a nest / hole in the middle of the mix, pour in the milk, apple cider vinegar and cooked apple pieces, and continue to mix well with your hands.
  5. Empty the dough onto a flat floured surface and knead for a few minutes until everything is incorporated.
  6. Split the dough into 6 pieces, roll each piece into a rough ball shape, and slightly flatten to form a scone shape.
  7. Put onto an oven tray lined with greaseproof paper, baste with some oil then sprinkle some brown sugar over the top.
  8. Put into the oven for 25 minutes, then serve up with some jam and a dollop of coconut yoghurt!

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