Spice Glazed Pumpkin Scones

I shared these pumpkin scones over at Domestic Bliss Squared last week (Jessica and Hilary are amazing, so please go check them out), and I am so happy I get to share this recipe here as well because they are amazing! I only share things I love with all of you, so trust me when I say that these pumpkin scones are really moist with just the right combination of pumpkin and fall spices. I love them so much that I couldn’t wait for them to be done and ate one pre-glaze. And you know what? It was still incredible!

Homemade Spiced Glazed Pumpkin Scones - They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. | The Love Nerds

But if you don’t believe me, believe my own personal taste tester. My husband is not really a scone person, but this recipe has changed his mind! I even caught him eating two a day. We loved them so much that we made another batch two weeks later, bringing some to friends as a “host” gift. They were a hit with them as well! So I hope you will give these Pumpkin Scones a try and love them as much as The Love Nerds do!

Homemade Spiced Glazed Pumpkin Scones - They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. {The Love Nerds} #fallrecipe #pumpkinrecipe #brunchidea

Spice Glazed Pumpkin Scones
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • SCONES
  • 2 c flour
  • ⅓ c sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 6 tbsp cold butter (cut into 1 inch slices)
  • ¾ c pumpkin puree
  • 3 tbsp half and half
  • 1 egg
  • PUMPKIN SPICE GLAZE (can be doubled if you like a lot of glaze – which I do!)
  • 1 ¼ cup powder sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk (I use skim)
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the pumpkin, half-and-half and egg.
  3. In your stand mixer bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Then, add the cut up butter on top.
  4. Using your paddle attachment, mix the butter and dry ingredients together. Work your way to medium speed. You want the butter to bread up into small little pieces. BE PATIENT! It might take a little time but the butter will break down into the mix. If needed, you can stop part way through, use your spoon to mix things around and break things apart, and mix again using the paddle attachment.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients you set aside in step 2 – folding them together more than stirring. Make sure all the dry ingredients are moistened. You will need to get your hands dirty as you will want a nice dough ball to work with as we move forward.
  6. Flour your surface- well!
  7. Flatten and form the dough into a rectangle measured about 12” long by 4” wide and 1” deep. You do NOT want the dough to be too thin.
  8. Using either a sharp knife or a pizza cutter, first divide this rectangle into three (so you will have 3 squares at 4” by 4”). Then, cut those squares twice making an X – it will result in 4 triangles. Don’t worry about perfection. It is okay if the scones are each a little different in size.
  9. Put your scone triangles onto the parchment paper on the baking sheet and put in the oven for 15 minutes. You want your scones to be lightly browned. When done, move them to a cooling rack.
  10. Mix together the ingredients for the Pumpkin Spice Glaze. Once the scones are cooled, you will want to glaze them. Put them back onto a sheet of parchment paper to save yourself some mess. Then either use a pastry brush to “paint” the glaze on top or use a pastry bag to zigzag the glaze on (which I did).If you don't have a pastry bag kit, pour the glaze into a ziplock bag, cut a tiny piece off of a corner, and zigzagged away. The key to using this method? Don’t stop!
  11. Let the glaze dry (probably 30 minutes) and then serve away! My favorite way to enjoy one of these is with a cup of coffee in the morning with the windows open! I love the cool breeze and the sweet Fall smell.

Homemade Spiced Glazed Pumpkin Scones - They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. {The Love Nerds} #fallrecipe #pumpkinrecipe #brunchidea

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Scones with a Pumpkin Spice Glaze - This is the perfect fall recipe. They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. A must try! Created by The Love Nerds {http://thelovenerds.com}

Homemade Spiced Glazed Pumpkin Scones - They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. {The Love Nerds} #fallrecipe #pumpkinrecipe #brunchidea

Homemade Spiced Glazed Pumpkin Scones - They are moist with the perfect combination of fall spices. {The Love Nerds} #fallrecipe #pumpkinrecipe #brunchidea

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Comments

  1. Kimberly Leverett Osburn says

    I think I would love a pumpkin scone. Yet another thing I’ve never made. WOW. I have lots of new things to try. Thanks for sharing Maggie and have fun on your trip. <3 Kim

  2. Lisa Johnson says

    Okay, so I’ll be coming over tomorrow for breakfast if you will be serving these! 😉 They look delicious. I have only made scones once so far (lemon/blueberry), I really should make these during pumpkin season!!

    • lovenerdmaggie says

      Tomorrow morning the house will be a little empty; we are leaving for a big family try to Disney. But any other time! haha

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