Caribbean scones

Yield: 10 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup All-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 cup Mashed cooked sweet potatoes
3 tablespoons Butter, melted and cooled
Honey, if desired

Created by West Indians living in England, these are scrumptious.

Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Grease a baking sheet; set aside. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a medium-size bowl; stir in sugar.

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix potatoes and 1½ tablespoons melted butter with a fork. Add dry ingredients and mix to form a soft dough. Turn out onto floured surface. Roll out with a floured rolling pin or pat dough with your hands to make a round about ½-inch thick. Cut into rounds with a 2-inch fluted or plain cookie cutter. Place 1 to 1 ½ inches apart on baking sheet; brush tops with remaining 1 ½ tablespoons melted butter. Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown. Split and serve warm with butterand honey.

Makes about 10 scones.

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