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taste experience, and all are really easy-to-make.
Well worth trying out this ever popular breakfast recipe! So easy even children can
Buttermilk Pumpkin Scones
By Kate Miller
For breakfast or brunch, these divinely fluffy soft pumpkin scones go perfect with
a nice cup of hot coffee, or as dinner dessert with clotted cream.
This quick and easy pumpkin scone recipe contain buttermilk, instead of cream, and
has no eggs. You'll get really light scones that make you drool and keep coming back
for seconds; it's so good (if not better than Starbucks) that you should make 2 batches
Pumpkin Scone Recipe
(makes about 12)
2 cups self raising flour ⅛ teaspoon salt ½ cup steamed pumpkin, warm and mashed 60
grams hard cold butter, cubed ¾ cup buttermilk
How to make pumpkin scones
1. Preheat your oven to 200˚C. Line a baking sheet.
2. Sift flour into a large bowl,
and add salt.
3. Add butter and rub in with your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs.
Add mashed pumpkin. Stir well to mix thoroughly.
5. Add butter milk and stir with
a fork, to form a soft dough. If it's too dry, add more 1-2 tablespoons milk until
it's wet enough.
If the dough it's too wet, remove and sprinkle some flour on your work surface. Incorporate
the flour into the dough and knead quickly. Your dough should be soft and not sticky.
6. Flatten with your palm. Using a cutter, cut out rounds. Place on baking sheet,
but make sure they touch one another so that they help each other to rise in the
7. Bake for about 10 minutes. The pumpkin scones should be crusty on the outside
but soft inside when you break it into two with your fingers.
8. Serve pumpkin scones
hot or warm. Enjoy with jam, cream or butter.