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Karate karate-config.js not a js function

I’m trying use karate for e2e tests and have started with a minimal setup. I want to create some config items in karate-config.js for use in the tests but karate is reporting that file is not a js function and hence the test fails trying to get the config:

Warning: Nashorn engine is planned to be removed from a future JDK release
12:16:35.264 [Test worker] WARN - not a js function or feature file: read('classpath:karate-config.js') - [type: NULL, value: null]
feature: classpath:karate/insurer.feature
scenarios:  1 | passed:  0 | failed:  1 | time: 0.0163
HTML report: (paste into browser to view) | Karate version: 0.9.1

-unknown-:4 - javascript evaluation failed: priceBaseUrl, ReferenceError: "priceBaseUrl" is not defined in <eval> at line number 1
org.opentest4j.AssertionFailedError: -unknown-:4 - javascript evaluation failed: priceBaseUrl, ReferenceError: "priceBaseUrl" is not defined in <eval> at line number 1

This is my karate-config.js:

function fn() {

    return {
        priceBaseUrl: "http://localhost:8080"

This is my insurer.feature test:

Feature: which creates insurers

  * url priceBaseUrl
  * configure logPrettyRequest = true
  * configure logPrettyResponse = true

Scenario: basic roundtrip 

# create a new insurer
Given path 'insurers'
And request { name: 'Sammy Insurance', companyCode: '99' }
When method post
Then status 201
And match response == { resourceId: '#number', version: 0, createdBy: 'anonymousUser' }

* def insurerId = response.resourceId

# get insurer by resource id
Given path 'insurers', insurerId
When method get
Then status 200
And match response == { id: '#(id)', name: 'Sammy Insurance', companyCode: '99' }

This is the test runner:

package karate;


class InsurerTest {

    public Karate testInsurer() {
        return new Karate().feature("classpath:karate/insurer.feature");



Please use below code in the karate-config.js

function() {    
    return priceBaseUrl='http://localhost:8080';
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