i love anything pumpkin and i searched for a long while for the perfect scone recipe. i think this is it.
adapted from joyofbaking.com
2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
egg wash (1 egg & 1 tbs water)
vanilla sugar for sprinkling on top
preheat oven to 400
line baking sheet with silpat or parchment
in food processor combine flour, sugar, spices, baking powder, baking soda and salt with a few pulses.
add butter and pulse until coarse sand texture.
in small bowl combine buttermilk, pumpkin and vanilla.
add buttermilk mix through feed tube while pulsing. do not over mix.
transfer dough to floured surface and pat out to about 1 inch thick.
with square cutter cut out scones then divide the square in half to be a triangle.
place scones on baking sheet and brush with egg wash. sprinkle vanilla sugar on tops.
bake 20 minutes or until golden. cool on rack.
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