Sweet potato & chocolate chip scones

Sweet potato choc chip scones
Yield: 8 scones

Sweet potato chocolate chip scones

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

The moisture from the sweet potato makes scones are so soft & fluffy they practically dissolve in your mouth. They make a great, satifying treat & are especially good with a hot cup of tea.


  • 2 ¼ cups SR flour
  • 1 small sweet potato, baked until soft
  • ¼ cup soda water
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste or essence
  • Around 2 sq lindt 85% chocolate or similar, cut into shards


Preheat oven to 200 C

Peel the sweet potato, place it into a large bowl & mash it into a puree with the back of a spoon

Add all other ingredients & mix until a soft, sticky dough is formed

Spoon out your scones & place them onto a lined baking tray

Bake for around 10 minutes or until lightly browned

Eat them straight away or place on a rack to cool

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 scone

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 221Total Fat: 1.7gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 2gSugar: 0.8gProtein: 5.2g
Kathryn Carter

I’m Kath, qualified nutritionist & personal trainer. I believe a personalised, flexibile approach to gaining physical & mental well-being is necessary for achieving sustainable lifestyle changes that support both these aspects of health. In the near future I will be offering a range of nutrition & lifestyle education services designed to gain the life my clients want in a way that works for them.

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