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Pumpkin Spiced Scones


Ingredients

  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 Cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 Cup buttermilk (I used whole milk and it turned out fine)
  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon sugar (recipe below)

Instructions

  1. Line baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. In large bowl combine flours, sugar, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  3. Cut in butter until course crumbs form
  4. Add pumpkin and buttermilk. Fold in gently until combined.
  5. Turn dough out on floured surface until it comes together (2-3 times)
  6. Roll into 1 inch thickness
  7. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar
  8. Cut into squares or desired shape.
  9. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes.
  10. Cool before serving. Add frosting if desired (recommended).
  11. Cinnamon Sugar:
  12. Mix 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon with 5 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  13. Frosting:
  14. 1/2-1 Cup powdered sugar mixed with 1/2-1 Tablespoon milk. Mix until desired consistency