Fall is here and it’s time for pumpkin spice everything, so why not pumpkin spice scones? I’ve been making up regular batches of portable pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins and pumpkin pancakes. I even made some pumpkin spice kombucha. (I know, it sounds a little crazy, but initial taste test was pretty good.)
Scones always struck me as a little bit “mysterious”, because we certainly never had them when I was growing up, and some of the recipes I’ve seen were more than a little fussy. Not this one. The key to successful scones is keeping everything nicely chilled. Chilled dough means less sticking, less mess and a lighter, flakier product. If you’ve got extra pumpkin on hand, I hope you give these a try.
Note – this recipe does not work as well with gluten free flour blends, at least not so far as I’ve found. The scones tend to be much heavier, even with careful handling. [Read more…]