Savoury Vegan Scones


This savoury vegan scones recipe was originally shared with us by Carla, who used to blog at But Did they Eat It?  She would try various vegan recipes on her family and report back how they went. Her family loved this recipe, which is rich with unique ingredients. The end result is a cross between classic scones and biscuits, and it can be enjoyed as a breakfast or dinner bread.

Savoury Vegan Scones Recipe

Special Diet Notes: Savoury Vegan Scones

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, optionally soy-free, plant-based, vegan, and vegetarian.

Savoury Vegan Scones
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This delicious recipe is a cross between classic scones and biscuits, with some flavorful twists. You can cut them into squares, wedges, or use a biscuit cutter.
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: British
Serves: 12 small or 8 big scones
  • 1 cup plain dairy-free milk beverage
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • ¼ cup dairy-free buttery
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter (can sub sunflower seed butter or almond butter)
  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. Whisk the milk beverage and vinegar together in a glass measuring cup.
  3. Add the flour, nutritional yeast, baking powder, mustard powder, salt, and pepper to a large bowl and whisk to combine. Add the buttery spread and peanut butter and whisk until coarse crumbs form.
  4. Add the milk beverage mixture and stir. Bring the dough together with your hands as needed.
  5. Put the dough on a lightly floured surface, and cut it into even sized pieces – 12 for littler scones, 8 for larger ones.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes (depends if you have big or little), and serve warm!

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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