Vegan scones

Vegan scones: Teatime snacks are served! Image: Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

Vegan scones: Lip-smackingly delicious teatime snacks

Enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with these vegan scones. The perfect surprise for your vegan friends!

Vegan scones

Vegan scones: Teatime snacks are served! Image: Red Carnation Hotel Collection.

Are you having guests over who enjoy a vegan diet? These featherlight, vegan scones are perfect to serve them. They are simply extraordinary.

At the Egerton House Hotel in London, these vegan scones are a hit with the hotel guests. The Egerton House Hotel is part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection which is known for its exclusive accommodation and fantastic restaurants.

The best thing about preparing vegan scones is that you can quickly whip them together in less than an hour. So if you have unexpected guests popping in, this recipe is the perfect one to bring out to prepare a quick snack. These scones are so delicious that you may want to prepare a double batch as they will disappear faster than you can imagine.

Make sure you serve the vegan scones with preserves and condiments that are also vegan if your guests are vegan.  Let us know in the comments of this recipe if you plan to enjoy a vegan afternoon tea.

Vegan scones recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Dirnise Britz Course: SnacksCuisine: VeganDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Total time

40

minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 g self-raising flour

  • 1 pinch salt (optional)

  • 50 g soya butter

  • 100 ml soya milk

  • 50 g caster sugar

  • dried fruit (raisins and apricots)

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease a baking tray or line with parchment.
  • Mix the flour, salt and soya butter and rub together until they resemble breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar.
  • Gradually mix in the soya milk, bit by bit. Leave some milk for brushing over the top. For the fruit scones: when the mixture becomes a dough, stir in the dried fruit.
  • Roll out the dough and divide it into balls. Place balls on prepared tray.
  • Bake in the oven until just golden, normally 10 to 25 minutes.

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