Vegan Savory Scones

savory vegan scones

♫ Listening to: After The Moment by Craft Spells ♫

I’m honestly appalled at myself for taking this long to share this recipe. I’ve been making variations of this same recipe consistently for about a year. I’ve made pepperoni pizza scones, ham and cheese scones, turkey and cheese scones, zucchini scones, garden veggie scones, bacon cheddar scones, and now these are sausage and cheddar scones. My family never gets tired of these. I could make them every week, and the next day, they would ask for them again.

The awesome thing about this recipe is not only that it’s super quick and easy, but you can also substitute so many different ingredients to make your own fun and unique flavors.

This recipe makes 8 savory vegan scones.

(I know the pictures only show 6, but I assure you that when they went into the oven and came out of the oven, there were 8.)

Vegan Savory Scone Ingredients

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Substitute any spices for the ones I used and any fillings for the ones I used. Just keep the measurements the same.

  • 2 cups organic unbleached flour, chilled
  • 1 tablespoon non-aluminum baking powder, chilled
  • about 1 tablespoon spices (I used 1 teaspoon sea salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon oregano, ½ teaspoon basil)
  • ¼ cup chilled organic whipped earth balance*
  • ½ cup chilled plain unsweetened vegan yogurt (if it's soy yogurt, buy organic)*
  • ½ cup chilled unsweetened unflavored nondairy milk (if it's soymilk, buy organic)*
  • 1 cup filling (I used ½ cup vegan grated cheddar cheese and ½ cup vegan sausage, cubed)

Vegan Savory Scone Directions

Heat the oven to 400º.

Whisk together the 2 cups of flour, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, and all the spices (I used 1 teaspoon sea salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon onion powder, ½ teaspoon oregano, ½ teaspoon basil).

Add the ¼ cup chilled organic whipped earth balance to the dry ingredients using a chilled fork to mash it in. Make sure you don’t touch it with your hands because it’s important to keep all the ingredients cold. Don’t mix the butter in too much. You want it to have lumps like in the picture.

dry ingredients with butter cut in

Mix ½ cup yogurt and ½ cup nondairy milk into the flour using a silicone spatula until you no longer see any flour. Don’t overmix past this point.

Add the 1 cup filling. I used ½ cup vegan grated violife cheddar cheese and ½ cup diced vegan no evil sausage, but I’ve made these scones using just about everything you can think of (kale, zucchini, carrots, vegan pepperoni, vegan bacon, etc.), and they always turn out AMAZING!

Divide the dough into 8 equal sized pieces, touching them as little as possible. Drop the 8 scones onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet, or a baking stone, leaving as much space between each scone as possible for them to expand.

Sprinkle the tops with sea salt. I used a fancy purple salt that I got in Kyoto, Japan.

Bake at 400º for 24 minutes.

vegan savory scones

Here’s a video of me, Kimmy, and Briana making scones and live streaming, but I warn you, it’s mostly just us hanging out and very little cooking happening, haha.

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* I use mostly organic ingredients when I cook, but I realize that not everyone has the disposable income to purchase all organic ingredients. Therefore, I only specify organic on the ingredients that really matter - when buying the organic version is the only way to ensure that the item is vegan.

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