Delicious Pumpkin Scones

Delicious Pumpkin Scones

Welcome back to my pumpkin series!

I am so excited to have found this Starbucks inspired pumpkin scone recipe and to be able to share it with you all!

This was my first try at scones, and I used whole wheat pastry flour instead of all purpose flour. Next time I will try to use spelt flour. These scones were light and crumbly. The icing ended up being more of a glaze and less of a thick icing like I was expecting, but it still tasted great!

We have one more edition in this short pumpkin series, so stay tuned in a few days for more!!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons milk alternative
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients and cut the butter into chunks and add that to the dry mix.
  3. Next, add the wet ingredients and mix with a large wooden spoon until a soft dough forms.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough a few times until it comes together. You might need to add a little bit more flour if your mix is to sticky. Flatten out your mix into a medium sized circle.
  5. Using a pizza cutter cut your dough as if you were cutting pizza. You should have 8 triangle shaped dough pieces.
  6. Place the dough triangles on your baking sheet and bake for 14-16 minutes, until lightly golden brown on top.

While your scones are baking you can prepare the icing:

  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk alternative

Mix this well. If it is to liquidy, add more icing sugar. Drizzle it onto the scones after they have cooled down.

Enjoy!

2018-10-29T18:31:26+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

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