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Savoury Scones

Scones are an individual portion size quick bread perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Servings 8 scones
Author sushma iyer


  • 300 gms Plain flour
  • 60 gms Butter
  • 12 gms Baking powder
  • 230 ml Milk
  • 60 gms Shredded Mozarella Cheese
  • 20 gms Parmesan Cheese
  • 40 gms Spring Onions
  • 60 gms Bacon (diced) (skip if making vegetarian scones)
  • 5 gms Coriander leaves chopped or italian parsley


  • Prepare bacon, cheese, herbs and spring onions
  • Sieve dry ingredients to mix and aerate
  • Rub butter into dry ingredients to form a crumble
  • Add prepared bacon, cheese and onions (reserve some cheese for the top of the scone)
  • Make a well add milk and mix until just combined.
  • This time shape it into a rectangle. With a sharp knife cut in the centre to form two squares. Further cut it diagonally to make a even size 8 triangle.
  • Brush each triangle with egg wash. Sprinkle some cheese on top of it.
  • Bake at 200° celsius for 12-14 mins turning the pan half way through.


You can skip bacon to make it vegetarian scone
Any other flavouring like finely chopped coriander leaves, dry or fresh italian herbs can be used in place of parsley.
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