Sweet Potato Scones

Sweet Potato Scones

These hearty and healthy scones are a great snack for anyone, but can easily be made into a Toddler Meal served up with soup, chili or a spread of apple butter or natural fruit spread.

You’ll Need

  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • ⅔ cup soy or skim milk
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup canola or safflower oil

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400.
  • 2
    Boil or steam sweet potato, drain, mash and cool.
  • 3
    Combine milk and juice and let stand 10 minutes, until thickens to buttermilk consistency.
  • 4
    In large bowl, combine flours, soda, powder, sugar and salt.
  • 5
    Add sweet potato, milk and oil. Combine to form soft dough.
  • 6
    Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth. Press out to 1 inch thick and cut into triangles.
  • 7
    Place on baking sheet 1/2 inch apart and bake 15 minutes or until brown.

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