Potato scones

Potato scones recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 95 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 250g (8oz) floury potatoes, such as Maris Piper
  • 25g butter
  • 50g (2oz) self-raising flour
  • 1tsp sunflower oil

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    4g 6%
  • Saturates

    2g 10%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 13.5g Protein 1.6g Fibre 1.1g


  1. Boil the potatoes until tender. Drain and mash with the butter. Add the flour, season, and mix together well. Turn onto a floured board. Roll out to an 18cm (7in) circle and cut into 6 triangles.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the potato scones. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side until golden. Serve with grilled tomatoes and mushrooms or bacon, sausages, and poached eggs.

Top tip

These are quick to make with leftover potato and delicious served with poached eggs and bacon or sausages and mushrooms.

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