Pumpkin Scones

Total Time
30 mins
15 mins

My version of a recipe made famous by the wife of a former Queensland premier.

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  1. Heat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips.
  3. Add the sugar, pumpkin and egg, then the milk if you need it.
  4. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board and knead until smooth.
  5. Roll out 2cm thick.
  6. Using a knife, cut into 12 scones.
  7. Place on a tray, and brush the tops with milk.
  8. Place in the top half of your oven and bake at 220°C for 10-15 minutes until brown.
  9. Allow them to cool a little, then serve with butter.