Pumpkin Scone Recipe


Pumpkin scones are a delightful variation of traditional scones, incorporating pumpkin puree into the dough to add a subtle sweetness and a moist texture. They are often enjoyed with a dollop of clotted cream or butter, making for a cozy and comforting snack or breakfast item.

Step into the warm embrace of autumn with our Pumpkin Scones—a delectable fusion of seasonal splendor and timeless pastry perfection. These scones, infused with the comforting essence of pumpkin, are a celebration of fall’s bounty, creating a delightful treat that captivates both the palate and the spirit.

Pumpkin Scone Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Baking Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American, French
Servings 8
Calories 0.2 kcal


  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Pastry cutter or fingers for incorporating butter
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Floured surface for shaping the dough
  • Knife for cutting the dough into wedges
  • Pastry brush
  • Wire whisk for preparing the glaze


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup milk plus extra for brushing
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped nuts or raisins optional

For Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat and Prepare:
    Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix Dry Ingredients:
    In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Incorporate Butter:
    Add the cold butter cubes to the dry ingredients. Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Combine Wet Ingredients:
    In a separate bowl, whisk together pumpkin puree, milk, and vanilla extract.
  • Blend Wet and Dry Mixtures:
    Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently mix until just combined. If desired, fold in chopped nuts or raisins.
  • Shape the Dough:
    Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface. Pat it into a circle about 1 inch thick.
  • Cut into Scones:
    Using a floured knife, cut the dough into 8 wedges. Place the wedges on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Brush with Milk:
    Lightly brush the tops of the scones with a bit of milk to give them a golden finish.
  • Bake:
    Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the scones are golden brown.
  • Prepare Glaze:-
    While the scones are baking, prepare the glaze by whisking together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Glaze the Scones:-
    Once the scones are cooled, drizzle them with the glaze.
  • Serve and Enjoy:-
    Allow the glaze to set before serving. Enjoy your homemade Pumpkin Scones with your favorite hot beverage!


Allow the aroma of cinnamon, the sweetness of pumpkin, and the warmth of a well-baked scone to transport you to a fireside retreat, where the crackle of leaves and the scent of autumn spices fill the air.
Keyword Bakery, pumpkin, pumpkin scone, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal


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