Terri H.: "The squash in these reminds me of pumpkin and the…" Read More
11Ingredients
520Calories
50Minutes

Scones are a decadent creation that is can be made into a sweet treat or a savory biscuit. This recipe for Ricotta-filled Squash Scones takes 50 minutes to prepare and will be the star of the dinner. This sweet and savory dish combines flavorful cheeses with squash for a rich way to start your day. Cook these up in the morning and watch your family jump for joy. Happy cooking!

Ingredients

  • 350 grams squash ("Blue of Hungary", peeled and chopped)
  • 375 grams flour
  • 80 grams grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 130 milliliters buttermilk
  • 200 grams ricotta cheese
  • 50 grams mozzarella (grated)
  • salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Cook the squash in a steamer basket.
  3. Let it cool and blend it, until it turns to a puree.
  4. Pour flour, Parmesan, baking powder, and cumin seeds in a bow. Mix.
  5. Make a well in the center of the bowl. Add 125 milliliters of buttermilk and the pureed squash. Feel free to add more buttermilk if the puree is too thick.
  6. Mix to get a nice ball of dough. Place it on your floured surface.
  7. Separate it into 2 equal portions and flatten slightly using the roll to form 2 identical circles.
  8. Place the first of them in a pan.
  9. Spread ricotta cheese with a knife, add the grated mozzarella, sprinkle with salt, and cover with the second disc of dough.
  10. Put the egg yolk in a small bowl, add 1 teaspoon of buttermilk, mix, and then coat the scone with a brush.
  11. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and sea salt.
  12. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
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NutritionView more

520Calories
Sodium35%DV840mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein47%DV24g
Carbs23%DV69g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories520Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium840mg35%
Potassium480mg14%
Protein24g47%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate69g23%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Terri H. 9 Jul 2015
The squash in these reminds me of pumpkin and the ricotta takes on a cream cheese consistency. I loved them and think they are perfect for autumn baking season.