Pumpkin Scones with Fig Jam

Pumpkin Scones with Fig Jam

Being naturally sweet, pumpkins are extremely versatile when it comes to including them in healthy recipes like this.

CAL P/SERVE
134
kJ P/SERVE
560
FAT P/SERVE
1.0g
CARBS P/SERVE
25.5g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
4.5g
SUGAR P/SERVE
2.7g
SODIUM P/SERVE
236g
FAT
%
1.2%
ENERGY RDI%
6.4%

Pumpkins are healthy and very low in kilojoules so they are great for anyone watching their weight.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups self raising flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 3/4 cup low fat milk
  • 1 cup cooked mashed pumpkin - you can steam or cook in the oven
  • 1 tablespoon milk, extra
  • Fig jam to serve (available at specialist food stores)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees (400F).
  2. Lightly grease a scone tray. Sift flour and salt and place in food processor, add margarine and blend until the mix resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the milk and mashed pumpkin and blend until just combined.
  4. Take out of bowl and roll out to about 2cm thickness and using scone cutter cut the scones out. Brush top of scones with milk and play one tray.
  5. Cook in hot oven for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  6. Serve warm with fig jam (or your favorite jam).

Nutrition Table

Servings: 8 Serving size:78g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 560 kJ 719 kJ
  134 Cal 172 Cal
Protein 4.5 g 5.8 g
Fat, total 1.0 g 1.3 g
- Saturated 0.4 g 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 25.5 g 32.7 g
- Sugars 2.7 g 3.4 g
Sodium 236 mg 302 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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