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Delicious Sweet Potato Scones

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
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"An easy, tasty, nutritious recipe I created to serve at breakfast and help use up the 300 pounds of sweet potatoes my son grows every year."
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Ingredients

48 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 scones)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add sweet potato, cover, and steam until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Strain into a bowl and mash until smooth.
  3. Mix flour and salt together in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or a fork until mixture is crumbly. Stir in sugar, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Add 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes; mix until dough comes together.
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured work surface; divide in half. Pat each half into a circle the size of a large dinner plate. Cut each circle into 8 wedges. Transfer wedges to two 10x15-inch baking sheets.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute margarine for the butter if desired.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over scones before baking, if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 244 calories; 4.7 48 3.5 11 431 Full nutrition

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This recipe was delicious. The sweet potatoes made it more moist than usual scones, but it was richer and more decadent because of it. I'd definitely make them again.