Thursday, November 18, 2010

MoFo day 18/ Pumpkin Scones

Good evening everyone!  Whooo...I'm barely making the post for day18!

I made 2 pumpkin desserts but I'm only posting one right now.  These are pumpkin scones with a cinnamon glaze.  They turned out more on the moist side, you know not as dry as most scones, kind of cake like and really light. 
Pumpkin Scones w/Cinnamon Glaze
serves 8

2 C + 1/4 C. spelt flour(if using white flour use 2C +1T. flour)
1 T. baking powder
1/2 Tsp. salt 
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 C. pumpkin puree
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 C. sugar
1 T. molasses
7 T. Earth Balance
3 T. full fat soy milk or non-dairy cream
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar

Preheat oven to 400.  Lightly oil a baking sheet.

In a mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices.  

In another bowl blend together pumpkin puree, vanilla, molasses, earth balance, soy milk & apple cider.

Blend in the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients until completely combined.  The dough will be more wet than dry.

Flour hands and take the dough out of the bowl and place on baking sheet. Form the dough into a 7-inch circle or so and then take a knife and cut through making 8 slices, but keep it in the circle.

Place in oven and bake for about 20min.

Take the baking sheet out of the oven and let sit for about 5 minutes just to slightly cool.  Than take your knife again and gently cut through each piece and place on a cooling rack to completely cool.

Once scones are cool you can glaze.

To make the glaze use about 1 C. of powdered sugar, cinnamon and non-dairy milk until you get the desired consistancy to drizzle over each scone. 

7 comments:

  1. These scones look great. I tried to make some scones recently but had a little mishap.

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  2. 2 pumpkin scone recipes in 2 days on mofo. I clearly need to make some scones!

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  3. Very nice! I have always felt like scones were too dry, but yours looks nice and moist!

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  4. I am all for moist and not dry. This sound amazing!

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  5. cinnamon glaze. awesome, awesome, awesome! i still can't believe i've never had a scone, and i'm gonna have to deglutenize your rock'n recipe because pumpkin is something i love the most and cinnamon glaze sounds too good to be true! your scones look amazing, JoLynn!

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  6. One of my ELD students wanted to know what the word moist ment. I could use as an example. :)

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