sweetpotato lemon scones with honey – North Carolina Sweet Potatoes

sweetpotato lemon scones with honey

4 servings

Ingredients for 4 servings:
200 g sweetpotatoes from North Carolina
50 g soft butter
90 g sugar
1 egg
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp grated lemon zest
240-300 g flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt


1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Peel sweetpotatoes and grate coarsely.

2. Put butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until foamy. Add sweetpotatoes, egg, honey and lemon zest.

3. Mix all dry ingredients in a second bowl. Then fold into the sweetpotato mix.

4. Line a baking sheet with baking paper. Using two tablespoons, place small piles of dough on the baking paper and press down a little.

5. Bake the scones in the middle of the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool and then place on a grid.