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Pumpkin Scones

These scones are a perfect blend of sweet and savory and great at the breakfast table or alongside a salad.
Course Breads
Keyword Pumpkin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Tablespoons butter chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 can pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 6 oz. white chocolate chips
  • 1 egg for egg wash

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Mix first eight ingredients together. Cut in butter using a pastry blender or 2 forks until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Add in buttermilk and pumpkin and mix until just combined. Add white chocolate chips.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 8 to 10 times. Pat dough to approximately 1 inch thick. Cut out 6 –12 rounds using a biscuit cutter or cut into whatever shapes you desire. Place on greased baking sheet. 

  5. Beat egg with fork and 1 Tsp water.  Brush tops of scones with egg wash.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned and risen.