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Best Pumpkin Scones
Pumpkin Scones
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Bake up a batch of these easy pumpkin scones! Moist and tender, with earthy pumpkin and plenty of warm fall spice. So nice with your morning coffee! 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin scones
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 338 kcal
Ingredients
For the pumpkin scones:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pinch nutmeg freshly grated*
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cold
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree drained
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the optional garnishes:
Instructions
To make the pumpkin scones:
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves in the bowl of a food processor, and pulse to combine. 

  3. Add the cold butter to the dry ingredients, and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse meal. 

  4. Whisk the drained pumpkin, cream, and vanilla together in a small bowl, and add to the dry mixture.

  5. Pulse together until a dough forms.

  6. With lightly floured hands, pat the dough into a flat disk on the prepared pan. 

  7. Cut into 8 equal wedges, and pull them apart slightly. 

  8. Sprinkle with raw sugar, for garnish (optional).

  9. Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, or until puffed and set.  

To make the garnish:
  1. Place the powdered sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. 

  2. Add the milk and stir until smooth.

  3. Drizzle over the baked and cooled scones.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*1/4 teaspoon of pre-ground nutmeg can be substituted.

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Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Potassium 164mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 22g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 56.9%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 6.5%
Iron 10.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.