The Best-Ever Breakfast Scone, Plus 5 More Scone Recipes That Are Buttery Perfection

Slather them with jam for breakfast or add herbs and butter to pair with a meal — warm, fresh and flaky scones can do it all.

Slightly flaky and a little crumbly, the classic scone is the perfect vehicle for fresh jam, compote or cream. Or, when mixed with savoury flavours like herbs and cheese, they’re the ideal partner for a steamy bowl of soup.

Eggs in cheddar scones

Watch: How to make our classic scone recipe at home