From A Dash of Sass @ http://adashofsass.com/2009/10/04/whole-wheat-pumpkin-scones/.... I veganize it and it holds up perfectly! My 5-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son LOVE when I make these for breakfast!
cup mini chocolate chip (or raisins or dried apricots) (optional)
Serving Size: 1 (49) g
Servings Per Recipe:
AMT. PER SERVING% DAILY VALUE
Calories from Fat 96 g57 %
Total Fat 10.7 g16 %
Saturated Fat 4.4 g22 %
Cholesterol 43 mg
Sodium 129 mg
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10 %
Sugars 4.6 g18 %
Protein 3.5 g
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a cast iron scone pan or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the pumpkin, cream, vanilla and one egg until combined. Place bowl in the refrigerator while preparing the dry ingredients.
- In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar. Stir in the cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves.
- Using a pastry blender, two forks or your fingers, quickly work the cold butter cubes into the dry ingredients. Work until the mixture resembles a crumbly, sandy mixture.
- Add the cold wet ingredients to the crumbly mixture using a rubber spatula. Only stir until combined.
- Carefully add 1/2 cup of the chopped pecans and any additional add-ins (chocolate chips, raisins, apricots). Reserve the remaining 1/4 cup chopped pecans to sprinkle on the top of the scones. Knead the dough briefly, if needed.
- Pour the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Shape into a 7 inch square that is approximately 1 inch thick. Using a large knife, carefully cut the square into quarters. Then cut each quarter into four even pieces. Place on lined baking sheet or prepared cast iron pan.
- In a small bowl, beat the remaining egg with a fork. Using a pastry brush, brush each scone lightly with the egg. Sprinkle with raw or sparkling sugar and the remaining pecans.
- Bake for 16-17 minutes. Be careful not to overbake or the scones will dry out. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool. Serve warm or store in an airtight container for up to a week.