For Sweet Potato Lovers: Scones For a Light Snack

For Sweet Potato Lovers: Scones For a Light Snack

These scones are mild with a hint of sweetness. The outsides are crunchy and the insides are moist, so enjoy it steaming hot and freshly baked.

Ingredients: 12 triangles

☆Cake flour
200 g
☆Baking powder
2 teaspoons
☆Raw cane sugar (or regular sugar)
☆Salted butter
a small amount
☆Cinnamon Sugar
to taste
Sweet potato
Soy milk (or milk)
Plastic bag


1. Cut the sweet potatoes into about 1cm pieces. After placing in water, lightly cover in plastic wrap, and microwave at 600W for 3 minutes.
2. Add in 4 tablespoons soy milk (brimming), and microwave for an additional 3 minutes. Attention: It will boil over if there is too much soy milk.
3. Add in 3 tablespoons of soy milk while it is warm, and use a spatula to mix until smooth.
4. Place the ☆ ingredients into a food processor and give it a spin. Add Step 4 to Step 3 and mix, add in each tablespoon of soy milk one by one and mix until it turns into one lump.
5. Place the dough into a plastic bag, stretch out to about 1.5 cm thick, and let sit in the fridge for about 20 minutes.
6. Please cut the dough into your desired shaped while still in the bag. The photo shows it cut vertically, horizontally, and diagonally into 12 pieces.
7. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C for about 15~25 minutes, and they're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I like both scones and sweet potatoes, so I made this. Adding in cinnamon sugar changes the flavor and gives you another taste to enjoy. I got this idea from Cookie Shias' "Sweet Potato Milk Boil American" ID: 1377062.