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Pumpkin scones

Pumpkin scones

These pumpkin scones are soft, and taste a lot like pumpkin, with the glae on top. They are dense and full of flavor.

Lately I have been diving completely into fall flavors, go check out the rest of the latest recipes, it will all be pumpkin, cinnamon, or sweet potato related, but can you blame me? I think not. I´m actually bitting into a pumpkin scone and sipping a pumpkin spice latte as I´m writing this, nothing closer to heaven if you ask me. 

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I have been sort of trying out new recipes, it is fun, delicious, entertaining and I guess I just find it much more relaxing than most people do. 

These scones are great, they taste like fall and are not too sweet, so you can easily eat them with some coffee or pumpkin spice latte just as easily. And let’s not forget about the glaze, which is optional, you can glaze them or not, but I feel like it gives it all an extra touch that is just great!

Homemade pumpkin scones

Now, when it comes to scones there are people that make them in triangles such as these, and some other make them in circles. If you want to make them into triangles, just form a big circle with the doigh and then cut it as if you were cutting a pizza. If you want to make them round, just roll out the dough and use a cookie cutter. I like them better in triangles, because there’s no leftover dough. But whichever way you prefer is fine and normal for a scone.

If you like this recipe, you have to go check out our blueberry lemon scones.

Pumpkin scones

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6


For the scones:

  • 3/4 C pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 C heavy cream
  • 3.2 oz (90gr) / 1 sitck butter cold, and in cubes
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • The mixture of an egg and 2 tbsp milk

For the glaze:

  • 6 tbsp confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla


For the scones:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • In a medium size bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, brown sugar and egg until it is all well incorporated. Now whisk in the vanilla and sour cream and set aside. 
  • In a different bowl mix together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt, baking powder and baking soda. 
  • Using a processor, process the previous flour mixture along with the white vinegar and butter cubes until you get a sand-like concistency. (You can also achieve this by grating the butter while cold and mixing it with the rest of ingredients using forks).
  • Knead only a little to bring it all together into a ball and place it on the kitchen counter. Form a circle about 1/2inch (1cm) thick and cut 6 triangles, like you would a pizza. 
  • Place the pieces on the baking sheet and brush to coat them with the egg and milk mixture, and bake to 350°F (180°C) for about 15 minutes. 

For the glaze:

  • In a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients, and once the scones cool down a little, glaze them. 
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Pumpkin scones recipe

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