I would happily sit and eat an entire pan of cinnamon rolls as I love the flavours but as it’s probably not a good idea, I came up with using similar flavours in a scone. I have a recipe here for a Cinnamon Swirl Bread which is totally heavenly – here’s the link: https://www.cozebakes.com/2018/01/18/cinnamon-swirl-bread/
and wanted to use the same flavours with a similar swirl result in a scone. It worked really well so I’m very happy with it though I’ll definitely be going with a thicker glaze next time. Well you’ve got to haven’t you???
These scones are just perfect, fresh from the oven, warm and maybe spread with a little butter or chutney. Seriously very comforting food! The recipes comes together quickly and they are definitely worth making for a perfect mid morning or afternoon treat.
Traditionally we make our scones with buttermilk or regular milk but this recipe uses Greek Yoghurt instead. I was sceptical of course. I thought it would be way too dry and not be able to work into a dough but it worked! The scones were really good.
You can use a caramel drizzle on these if you want to dress them up and they are equally delicious on their own or with a dusting of icing sugar.
I’ve tried making scones using fresh strawberries before but ended up with squashed strawberries and a pinkish coloured dough so haven’t gone back to revisit that recipe until now …. I got a punnet of really sweet and delicious Irish strawberries and really wanted to make strawberry scones so off I set to do a little research.
As with a lot of my baking, I also wanted to make a Gluten Free version too so I’ve included both below so everyone can enjoy these amazing scones.
They veer slightly away from ingredients a lot of us would traditionally use for making scones but the result was a really rich and creamy scone with chunks of strawberries throughout so I’m putting this recipe down as a success!
This scone recipe is very simple to put together. If you already have sweet potato mash, then you’re one step ahead. There’s no butter in this recipe, I use oil instead and they are still really light and fluffy. Sweet Potato is a great vegetable, full of nutrition and high in fibre, vitamins and minerals – specially high in Vitamin A.
For those who are on special diets, Sweet Potatoes are a low glycaemic food. So let’s get to the recipe.
These scones are so full of comfort, there should be a prescription for them. They are so tasty and I’ve given you some ideas for adapting them to suit your own personal taste.
This recipe will make 6 good sized scones and they freeze really well too so you can happily double up the recipe. I’ve also added an idea if you’re feeding little people to make them more appealing.
They are quick to put together and make the most delicious snack or serve with some warm soup..
I’ve tried a few scone recipes and found this one and this method to be the most successful for me every time. Great big high scones are a pleasure to eat and this recipe is so easy to adapt so you can make different types of scones to suit your occasion.
Scones are really best eaten on the day they are made unless you freeze them and then you can pop them in a moderate oven for about 10 minutes to have lovely, fluffy perfect scones again. I’ve made the ones in the pictures here a Lemon flavoured scone with a Lemon Glaze but will give alternative flavour options for you to choose.