Sweet Potato Scones With Condensed Milk For Mother’s Day

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Sweet potato scones

Sweet potato scones

I’m excited to share with you a new found way to enjoy sweet potato…..scones. Of course it’s great on its own or made into a dessert or even into a savoury dish. When my first attempt at sweet potato scones turned out very successful, I was over the moon. They tasted really good, even on its own. Then, there goes my favourite….condensed milk! Drizzled heavily over them and I’m in cloud 9…..fabulous!! If you want to make your own condensed milk, check it out at How To Make Condensed Milk.

Sweet potato scones with condensed milk

Sweet potato scones with condensed milk

It’s Mother’s Day this coming Sunday and I thought it timely to share with everyone something healthy to celebrate this special occasion. Biren of Roti n Rice had just shared a beautiful, healthy brunch for Mother’s Day two days ago on my blog. It’s a good reminder to us to eat healthy for better health and sweet potato is a very healthy vegetable, high in fibre, vitamins and minerals.

This recipe is actually easy and I enjoy cutting the dough into rounds. I made them small and they look so cute and pretty. I made about 50 pieces to share with friends. I really liked them very much. I must have eaten at least 6 pieces. I kept 4 for the next day. They were still very delicious, except a little drier.

Ingredients
125g butter
1/2C sugar
2 eggs
4T golden syrup
2C cooked, mashed sweet potato
5 & 1/3C self-raising flour
2/3C milk

Scone dough

Scone dough

Beat butter and sugar until light. Then add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the golden syrup and continue to beat. Add the mashed sweet potato and mix well. Finally add the flour and milk in 2 lots and mix. Do not over mix.

Cut dough into rounds

Cut dough into rounds

Remove the dough onto a flat surface and roll it out to about 2cm on thickness. Cut into rounds using a cutter. I used quite a small cutter and I got about 50 pieces.

Ready to bake

Ready to bake

Put the rounds close to each other on paper lined lamington tin and bake at 200 degrees Celsius for about 20 minutes. This depends on the size of the dough that you cut out.

Depending on the type of sweet potatoes used, you may need to adjust the amount of flour used.

Do you think that your mom eats healthy food? What would you serve her on Mother’s Day? Does your mom have a favourite sweet potato recipe? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below?

Wishing All Mothers
A Most Wonderful
Mother’s Day And Everyday

Other sweet potato recipes that you may be interested in:
Sweet Potato Jam
Sweet Potato Balls For Dessert
Sweet Potato Tortoise-shaped Chinese Dessert (Angku)
Sweet Potato Donuts
Popular Malaysian Dessert (Bubur Cha Cha)
Sweet Potato Cake
Steamed Sweet Potato Jam Pudding
Chewy Sweet Potato Gnocchi In Palm Sugar Syrup
Condensed Milk Sweet Potato Cake

Other condensed milk recipes that you may be interested in:
Condensed Milk Maltesers Slice
Heart-shaped Pikelets With Homemade Condensed Milk
Condensed Milk Pine Nuts Slice

Quote of the day……

“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking.”

Helen Rice

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79 Comments

TasteHongKong  on May 7th, 2010

Congrats on your newly found! You have always made sweet potatoes so versatile and the foods come out from it look so delightful.
Happy Mother’s Day, Mary + family : ).

the lacquer spoon  on May 7th, 2010

Ooh, just can’t resist the sweetness of sweet potato and milk! Your recipes convey your affection to your family, I always feel so. A wonderful special day :)

Priya  on May 7th, 2010

Beautiful and cute scones, never tried with sweet potatoes, thanks for sharing..Happy Mother’s Day to u and ur family Mary..

DG  on May 7th, 2010

Sweet Potato scones, sounds new to me. It must be taste sweet. Happy Mother’s Day to you and your family. :)

Mary  on May 7th, 2010

@TasteHongKong - Thanks very much! :D Hope I’ll find more lovely sweet potato recipes, especially ones that my family likes.

@the lacquer spoon - Thanks very much! Oh yes, if I’m not wrong, I think Japanese eat lots of sweet potato. I have eaten one called honey sweet potatoes, Japanese version. It was baked and very delicious….mmm :D

@Priya - Thanks very much, Priya! :D Give this a try. They are very delicious.

@DG - Thanks very much, DG! :D Yes, these sweet potato scones taste sweet, soft and very delicious.

Treat and Trick  on May 7th, 2010

Never tried sweet potato for scones, looks great Mary and Happy Mother’s Day to you and family…..

SathyaSridhar  on May 7th, 2010

Happy Mother’s Day dear,,Scones looks perfect dear but never thought to try with scones..creative idea.

Angie's Recipes  on May 7th, 2010

How I wish some sweet potato scones! Can’t get sweet potatoes here…not that easily…these must have taste heavenly!

sharifah  on May 7th, 2010

HI Mary, I would love to try this. Usually I cook sweet potato with chicken curry, or turn it into ‘Kuih Keria’or ‘bingka’ .This one is new to me. Happy mothers Day

grace  on May 7th, 2010

i’ve never really liked scones, but that’s probably because i’ve never drizzled them with condensed milk! great idea, and lovely mother’s day recipe. :)

claudia lamascolo  on May 7th, 2010

Sounds like quite a delight !!!!

peteformation  on May 7th, 2010

Nice scones to celebrate Mother’s Day…..with lots of condensed milk for me….LOL!

Mary  on May 7th, 2010

@Treat and Trick - Thanks very much! :D Give a try. they are very delicious.

@SathyaSridhar - Thanks very much, Sathya! :D

@Angie’s Recipes - Now I think I’m actually very lucky to find them here, otherwise I think I’ll have to move to another place…haha :D If you can get them, try these scones. I really like them.

@sharifah - Thanks very much for visiting and lovely comment, Sharifah! :D Now you have just started my craving for all the awesome kuih back home. I haven’t tried sweet potato bingka. Must be very delicious. Kuih keria…mmm…totally delicious. I love it. I hope you have a blog and post all your wonderful cooking. I know I’ll be drooling :D Hope you have a great Mother’s Day!

@grace - Haha….I think you are probably right…..condensed milk is the trick! :D It brightens and cheers me up :D

@claudia lamascolo - It’s my real favourite now! :D

@peteformation - We really do have a sweet tooth…haha :D

Barbara  on May 7th, 2010

Great idea for scones! And oh yes, condensed milk it right up there on my list of favorites! I love it on English muffins too!

nithu bala  on May 7th, 2010

Happy Mother’s day :-) I loved this scones..this got both of my favourite items..condensed milk and sweet potato..awesome recipe..

tigerfish  on May 7th, 2010

Nothing special. We will be dining out with Mom on that day. Your sweet potato scones are so special!

Tasty Trix  on May 7th, 2010

This looks delicious - and a very happy Mother’s Day to you!!!!

Drick  on May 7th, 2010

these are just great and with that sweet milk topping, I know you are in heaven - Happy Mother’s Day my good friend - (Get that hubby to take you out!)

Roti n Rice  on May 7th, 2010

These are delightful. Never thought of putting sweet potatoes in scones. Looks really yummy!

Belinda @zomppa  on May 7th, 2010

Never would have though sweet potato scones, but as always, you’re a genius!

Simply Life  on May 7th, 2010

I’ve never had a sweet potato scone -what a great idea!

anncoo  on May 7th, 2010

Very creative and great combo. You made 50 pcs? Can share some with me?

Katty  on May 7th, 2010

Just what I need–a new friend who loves SCM (sweetened condensed milk) as much as I do! WHEEEEEEEEEE! These look fab! I’m excited to make my own SCM, too. Thanks!

divya  on May 7th, 2010

Never tried sweet potato for scones, looks great Mary and Happy Mother’s Day to you and family…..

5 Star Foodie  on May 7th, 2010

So delicious! Sweet potato scones sounds wonderful with condensed milk! Have a wonderful Mother’s day!

kristy  on May 7th, 2010

Aiyaya…. I was thinking to make some scones too! After seeing these, I guess I have to make some tomorrow! haha…. Great looking sweet potatoes scones. I bet it tastes fantastic!
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to you too. Wish you have a fabulous weekend!
Blessings, Kristy

Lyndsey  on May 7th, 2010

These look really good. I love the idea of the sweetened condensed milk topper! Yummy! I am using this recipe, nice to know a good tried and true scone recipe, thanks for sharing! Happy Mother’s Day!

Mary  on May 7th, 2010

@Barbara - Bet it’s great on any baked stuff :D

@nithu bala - Yeah…we share the same favourite :D

@tigerfish - That’s so wonderful. I wish I can take my mom out too, but she is so far away :( I’ll make up when I go back for holiday :D

@Tasty Trix - Thanks very much! :D

@Drick - Haha…love your description! You know my crazy craving too well :D Absolutely right…no cooking on Mother’s Day…yeah :D There should be more Mother’s Days then..LOL

@Roti n Rice - That was my experiment which turned out very well…very happy :D

@Belinda @zomppa - Thanks very much! Must give myself a pat on my back :D

@Simply Life - Thanks very much! :D

@anncoo - Of course I would love to share with you but you are so far away :( I hope one day you come here for holiday. Scotland is very beautiful.

@Katty - Thanks very much for visiting and lovely comment, Katty! :D What a real thrill to know you love condensed milk very much, too :D Together we need a big barrel..LOL

@divya - Thanks very much, Divya! :D

@5 Star Foodie - Thanks very much, Natasha! :D

@kristy - Aha….like-minded! We must be craving for the same thing :D Thanks very much for wishes!

@Lyndsey - Thanks very much, Lyndsey! Have fun baking and eating :D

Faith  on May 7th, 2010

These sound phenomenal drizzled with condensed milk! Beautiful for Mother’s Day.

Happy Mother’s Day to you, Mary!

tasteofbeirut  on May 7th, 2010

These sweet potato scones are a delight! I love sweet potatoes au naturel so in a scone, yeah! even better! Thanks!

Cookin' Canuck  on May 7th, 2010

I would be thrilled if my kids served these to me on Mother’s Day. What a treat!

Conor @ HoldtheBeef  on May 7th, 2010

Pumpkin scones are enjoyed in Australia, and back when I was younger and didn’t like pumpkin, it was the only way I ever ingested any! I think sweet potato scones might be even better. They look pretty damn good anyway!

I won’t get to see my Mum tomorrow, she lives too far away, but I posted her gifts with plenty of time :)

Carolyn Jung  on May 7th, 2010

Oooh, I can almost taste these now — pillowy tender and sweet and creamy. Pure heaven. With a bowl of fresh strawberries, this would make me one happy camper.

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somewhere in singapore  on May 7th, 2010

Sweet potato, something new to me…

Arnold  on May 7th, 2010

What a great combination. I can already taste the lovely sweetness. Gotta try this.

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wendyinkk  on May 7th, 2010

Wow, you made so many scones!!!
Great idea to serve them with condensed milk.

Mimi  on May 7th, 2010

Yum! I have to try them with the sweeten condensed milk, it looks delicious.
Mimi

sushma mallya  on May 7th, 2010

Happy mothers day to you too Mary, Scones looks too good, very hard to resist…very nice one..thanks for sharing..

Mary  on May 7th, 2010

@Faith - Thanks very much, Faith! :D

@tasteofbeirut - Wonderful to know you love sweet potato too…yeah! :D

@Cookin’ Canuck - I think you need to show this post to you children and hint to them :D

@Conor @ HoldtheBeef - Ooooh, I should try pumpkin scones one day. It must be very delicious too. It’s lovely to know you sent gifts to your mom for Mother’s Day. I didn’t do that cos stuff almost always got lost on the way! :(

@Carolyn Jung - Aha, I should try with strawberries too. Didn’t think of that. Would be so good with the condensed milk. Thanks very much for sharing, Carolyn! :D

@somewhere in singapore - Give a try. I think you will like it. Lots of sweet potatoes on your side. You can even use the purple types. I love these scones :D

@Arnold - Thanks very much, Arnold! Have fun baking :D

@wendyinkk - Thanks very much for visiting and lovely comment, Wendy! :D

@Mimi - You may end up addicted to it like me :D

@sushma mallya - Thanks very much, Sushma! This is a real favourite of mine :D

sushma mallya  on May 7th, 2010

Happy Mothers day to you too Mary, Scones looks beautiful, very innovative in using sweet potatoes this way..too good..

Elizabeth  on May 8th, 2010

Ha ha ha! i love it that you POURED condensed milk over these. I wish i could pour condensed milk over everything I eat! Sweet potato scones sound like a great idea. Thanks for the tip!

Amy @ cookbookmaniac  on May 8th, 2010

i love condensed milk on toast. it reminds me of my childhood. condensed milk on scones sounds like an amazing combination

Joanne  on May 8th, 2010

I think I spend most of my time looking for new ways to enjoy sweet potatoes…and these look so delicious, they are SO going to have to be one of them! Amazing.

Michelle @ Find Your Balance  on May 8th, 2010

I love baking with sweet potatoes! These look soooo yummy.

penny aka jeroxie  on May 8th, 2010

Awesome! Such a nice way to make scones. Need to copy!

lequan@luvtoeat  on May 8th, 2010

Sweet potato scones + condensed milk = me drooling over deliciousness :-P I think I told you before that I used to just eat condensed milk between two pieces of toast, but this is heavenly! What an awesome recipe Mary. I enjoy scones and sweet potatoes but never thought to put them together - genius! Thank you for sharing again.

Wishing you a lovely Mother’s day filled with love, joy, and laughter. And may it be as sweet as that yummy condensed milk…teehee ;-)

Bakericious  on May 8th, 2010

though I dun like scones but urs look so yummy.

Love2cook  on May 8th, 2010

Owh wow I loved those scones! Looks terribly appetizing! Moms will surely love this…;)

Happy Mother’s Day to U!

Mary  on May 8th, 2010

@sushma mallya - Thanks very much, Sushma! :D

@Elizabeth - You have landed in my condensed milk club…haha. We must be the happiest people on earth :D

@Amy @ cookbookmaniac - I grew up on condensed milk! Have liked it ever since :D

@Joanne - Thanks very much, Joanne! Give a try. I really like these. Have fun baking :D

@Michelle @ Find Your Balance - I love baked sweet potatoes, too…mmm :D

@penny aka jeroxie - Thanks very much, Penny! :D

@lequan@luvtoeat - Haha…wonderful Math equation :D This one won’t disappoint you. Thanks very much for the Mother’s Day wishes. Hope you have an awesome time :D

@Bakericious - Thanks very much! :D
though I dun like scones but urs look so yummy.

@Love2cook - Thanks very much! :D

Kamalika  on May 8th, 2010

Happy Mother’s Day..the scones look perfect….

Jeannie  on May 9th, 2010

Wow! Nice colour and bet taste good too! surprising you can make scones like this without it being overmixed. From what I gathered most scones recipes required the dough to be mixed until just combined in order to get the crumbly effect.

sweetlife  on May 9th, 2010

the scones look amazing and the topping yum yum

happy mother’s day

sweetlife

pigpigscorner  on May 9th, 2010

Wow, sweet potato and condensed milk??!! Love it! Happy Mother’s Day!

donna-FFW  on May 9th, 2010

What a fantastic way to use sweet potatoes, they look so delicious, Happy Moms Day to you.

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Shirley  on May 9th, 2010

The sweet-potato-condensed-milk queen strikes again!
This must be delicious. Happy Mommy’s Day to you!

Cheah  on May 9th, 2010

Happy Mother’s Day, Mary. These scones sure look delicious!

food-4tots  on May 9th, 2010

You are such a creative chef! First time seeing a sweet potato scone. Looks yummy! Definitely a healthy choice for the family! Happy Mother’s Day to you!

pierre  on May 9th, 2010

A brit who posts a scone recipe !! I follow you ! pIerre

skip to malou  on May 9th, 2010

i would lick that condensed milk right away and pour some more… hahahah i just love condensed milk and i can’t stop once i have them handy…

happy mother’s day to you mary!

Kathy Gori  on May 9th, 2010

These look so tempting Mary. What a great Mothers’ Day Breakfast kick off1

Iron Chef Shellie  on May 9th, 2010

scones and sweet potato! two of my favorite things… COMBINED?? i’m trying this for sure!

rebecca  on May 9th, 2010

oh wow what a great recipe so creative love it

Happy Mothers Day sweet Mary

Love Rebecca

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Thas  on May 9th, 2010

Happy Mother’s day, I am sure you must have had a great day. Love this scones with sweet potatoes. I am literally addicted to sweet potato chips these days :)

Sarah, Maison Cupcake  on May 10th, 2010

These look great, I made my first scones in ages last week and I’d forgotten how wonderful they are. Not made them with condensed milk before, I need to do some of your condensed milk recipes as I am never sure how to use it.

thatssoron  on May 10th, 2010

happy mothers day!

Mary  on May 10th, 2010

@Kamalika - Thanks very much, Kamalika! :D

@Jeannie - Sometimes cooking and baking do surprise us. It can turn out bad or good especially the first attempt. I was very surprised that they cam out very well and were so delicious :D

@sweetlife - Thanks very much, SweetLife! :D

@pigpigscorner - Thanks very much! :D

@donna-FFW - Thanks very uch, Donna! :D

@Shirley - Haha…thanks very much, Shirley! :D

@Cheah - Thanks very much, Cheah! :D

@food-4tots - Thanks very much for such sweet comment! :D

@pierre - Haha….I’m trying to count how many you will eat :D

@skip to malou - Haha…you are so funny! :D I love to lick it off my finger! We really should form a condensed milk club! :D

@Kathy Gori - Thanks very much, Kathy! :D

@Iron Chef Shellie - Have fun baking! :D I’m sure you will end up with lots of smiles!

@rebecca - Thanks very much, Rebecca! :D

@Thas - I did. I hope you had, too. Sweet potato chips…my favourite, too! :D

@Sarah, Maison Cupcake - You’ll probably end up addicted to condensed milk like me…haha :D But it’s a god addiction cos it makes me happy all the time! :D

@thatssoron - Thanks very much! :D

Juliana  on May 10th, 2010

Wow, these scone look fabulous…specially with the condensed milk :-)

Kristi@Ja Cie Kocham  on May 10th, 2010

LOVE THIS SO MUCH!! I’m bookmarking this. Never thought to include sweet potatoes into a scone recipe. FABULOUS idea!

Mary  on May 10th, 2010

@Juliana - My top favourites in one :D

@Kristi@Ja Cie Kocham - Thanks very much, Kristi! Have fun baking :D

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Tuty @Scentofspice  on May 13th, 2010

I will try these because my family loves biscuits/scones. Thank you for sharing.

Mary  on May 13th, 2010

@Tuty @Scentofspice - You are most welcome, Tuty! Have fun baking :D

Dimah  on May 14th, 2010

These scones look absolutely delicious!

Mary  on May 14th, 2010

@Dimah - Thanks very much, Dimah! :D

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