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  • Writer's pictureSonja Kelly

Pumpkin Spice Scones

Hooray for breakfast! There is simply nothing better than enjoying the fall leaves with a warm cup of coffee or tea. Whip up the pumpkin scones for a quick treat or the centerpiece of brunch with friends! This recipe is by Whitney from Salt and Baker.

Pumpkins Spice Scones

The perfect pumpkin flavored breakfast treat if finally here!

Scone Ingredients

  • 2 c all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 c light brown sugar - packed

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves

  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter - cold, cut into cubes

  • 1/2 c pumpkin puree

  • 3 tbsp milk

  • 1 egg - large egg

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 c + 2 tbsp powdered sugar

  • 2 tbsp milk

Spiced Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 c powdered sugar

  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

  • pinch cloves

  • pinch nutmeg

  • 1 tbsp milk

Scone Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside

  2. In a large bowl whisk the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender. Work it until the butter is no larger than the size of peas. It will resemble a crumble. Set aside.

  3. In a medium sized bowl add the pumpkin, milk, egg, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth.

  4. Using a spatula, fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Turn out the mixture onto a clean work surface and knead until everything is evenly combined. The dough will be fairly sticky.

  5. Pat the dough into an 8 inch circle. Cut into 8 equal triangles.

  6. Place scones on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and allow them to cool for 20 minutes before glazing.

Glaze Instructions

  1. Make the glazes by combining them in 2 separate bowls. Whisk to combine the ingredients.

  2. Use a pastry brush to brush the white glaze overtop each scone. Let set for 10 minutes before adding the spiced glaze.

  3. Using a spoon, drizzle the spiced glaze overtop the regular glaze. Let set. Serve.

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