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You’ve probably seen them throughout movies or TV, even your local cafe. (Or Starbucks). These iconic savory snacks are the innovation of high tea. In other words, a semi-formal tea service served around 5 o’ clock. These delicious scone recipes for high tea are a great way to impress your guests!
See also: Really into tea recipes lately? Give these incredible Chai tea food recipes a try!
Savory Scone Recipes for High Tea
We’ve delved deep and found some truly inspired recipes that will make the best of your favorite ingredients. Follow these scone recipes for a marvelous evening tea party you’ll have people raving about! There are two sides to our favorite tea time snack. These scone recipes combine the best of savory and sweet! (Warning: you can’t have just one of these!)
Delicious Scone Recipes for High Tea
Raspberry White Chocolate Scones
These scones are filled with a raspberry jam and a cold cream making it a perfect afternoon treat. They’re also easy and quick to make taking only 20 minutes from start to finish.
Candied Ginger Peach Scones Cooked in Cast Iron
This is another great scone recipe that
is cooked in a cast iron skillet. Rich and flaky, these scones are
filled with a ginger and peach flavor your taste buds will love.
Delightful Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe
This cranberry orange scones recipe makes a great breakfast or brunch treat this time of year and are perfect served with coffee or tea any time throughout the day.
Classic English Scones
If you’re looking for scones that are more traditional, these classic English scones are a delicious pastry that’s perfect for tea time.
Honey Grapefruit Scones with Oats and Einkorn Flour
Made with a mixture of einkorn flour, oat flour, and rolled oats, these are hearty and satisfyingly nourishing.
Afternoon Tea: Mini Maple Scones
A healthy twist on a delicious scone, these scones are flaky, moist and low in sugar making them perfect to indulge in at tea time.
Cast Iron Fig Scones Recipe
Cardamom is added to the tea for extra flavor with these fig scones giving them a great taste to go along with your tea.
Starbucks Petite Vanilla Bean Scones
This vanilla bean scone recipe is a copycat of your favorite Starbucks scone you’re sure to love.
Buttermilk Poppy Seed Citrus Scones
These scones add a little extra pop to your traditional scones. A hint of citrus makes these buttermilk poppy seed scones a delight.
Lavender Scones – Eating Food From Our Tiny Backyard
Lavender scones are the perfect spring or summer treat that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, a snack with coffee or tea, or even as a light dessert.
Fluffy Blackberry White Chocolate Scones – Milk and Pop
These blackberry white chocolate scones will make your day much sweeter. The combination of sour cream and heavy cream makes a perfect soft cake like scone with a delicious glaze.
Salted Caramel Scones Recipe
Delicious and perfect for tea, these
homemade salted caramel scones are perfect for tea time.
Fresh Cranberry Orange Scones
These incredibly delicious scones have a tasty fresh cranberry and orange taste that everyone will love. For an extra delicious taste, you can serve with clotted cream and orange slices.
Ginger Rhubarb Scones
Tender little sweet surprising bits of candied ginger along with tart rhubarb sprinkled throughout these delightful, tender scones make for a great breakfast, dessert or snack.
An easy recipe for homemade Irish scones that you can serve fresh with butter, jam or even honey. The scones are flaky and buttery making them extra delicious.
Chai Scones Recipe: Simple and Delicious Breakfast or Snack
A simple twist on a traditional scone, these chai scones are light and delicious. The scones are infused with milk and chai and then topped with a delicious chai drizzle.
Bacon, Cheddar and Green Onion Scones
These savory scones are buttery with a taste of bacon, cheddar and green onions. If you’re looking for scones that are less on the sweet side and more on the savory side, these would be a great go to.
Savory Butternut Scones
A super quick and easy scone recipe that’s delicious and savory. Butternut squash soup is the secret ingredient that makes these scones so delicious.
Savory Scones with Gruyere, Prosciutto and Green Onion
These Gruyère prosciutto scones are soft, flaky, and loaded with the nutty flavor of Gruyère cheese and the salty flavor of Italian dry-cured ham.
These easy to make scones are made with a white cheddar cheese for a savory treat that’s perfect to have with any flavored tea.
Rose Water Tea Cake • Family Around the Table
The key to making this tea cake is not overwhelming it with the rose water. Once done, you’ll have a light cake with a hint of rose water flavor.
Dairy Free Earl Grey Tea Infused Bread Pudding Recipe
One of the quintessential teas that many people enjoy during their high tea service is Earl Grey. Besides smelling incredible, it’s a wonderful tea to use in baking. This bread pudding is a wonderful way to showcase this tea.
Scones are a great easy baking dish to try if you’re just getting started. Often flaky, and very forgiving, these always seem to turn out perfect! Are you planning your next high tea party? Don’t forget to serve up a fresh plate of these savory delicious scones, (your guests might have to take home a recipe for themselves!)