Pumpkin Ginger Scones

These Pumpkin Ginger Scones are out of this world. If you are pumpkin lover then you must try this easy to make Pumpkin Ginger Scone recipe.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

My family loves scones. I’ve already posted my recipes for my Lemon Poppy Seed Scones and my Blueberry Scones but since the Fall season is upon us, I thought I would make these Pumpkin Ginger Scones.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

These scones are pretty easy to make. The only challenging part is when you cut in the cold butter. A couple of tips here. Make sure your butter is cold. I like to cut my butter into small pieces and then let them rest in the freezer for a bit.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

I’ve also seen some that prefer to freeze the butter then use a cheese grater to get the butter evenly distributed throughout the flour. I’ve also had success with this method.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

If you don’t have any fresh ginger on hand, you can substitute for ground ginger. I’ve tried both and using ground ginger does not change the flavor profile too much.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

If you’ve ever wondered where Scones come from, check out this article on Wiki about Scones.

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

You will need the following ingredients to make this Pumpkin Ginger Scones recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Sugar, All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Ground Cinnamon, Baking Soda, Salt, Butter, Egg, Pumpkin Puree, Sour Cream, Fresh Ginger and Butter.

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Reserve 1 Tbsp Sugar, set aside
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the remaining sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  4. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives, until the mixture is like coarse crumbs
  5. In a small bowl, beat the egg. Add pumpkin sour cream and ginger. Beat till well blended.
  6. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture until a soft dough forms.
  7. Transfer the dough to a floured surface. Knead 10 times. Roll out to a 9 x 6 rectangle. Cut six 3-inch squares then cut each square diagonally to form 12 triangles.
  8. Place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet. Brush the tops with melted butter and sprinkle with reserved sugar.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool for 10 minutes.
Pumpkin Ginger Scones

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Pumpkin Ginger Scones

Pumpkin Ginger Scones

These Pumpkin Ginger Scones are out of this world. If you are pumpkin lover then you must try this easy to make Pumpkin Ginger Scone recipe.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Course Bread Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Scones
Calories 169 kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
 

  • ½ Cup White Sugar
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • ¼ Cup Unsalted Butter, Cold
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Pumpkin Puree
  • ¼ Cup Sour Cream
  • ½ Tsp Fresh Ginger, grated
  • 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, Melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat Oven to 425F.
  • Reserve 1 Tbsp Sugar, set aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine remainig sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  • Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives, until mixture is like coarse crumbs
  • In a small bowl, eat egg. Add pumpkin sour cream and ginger. Beat till well blended.
  • Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture until a soft dough forms.
  • Tranfer dough to floured surface. Knead 10 times. Roll out to a 9 x 6 rectangle. Cut six 3-inch squares then cut each square diagnolly to form 12 triangles.
  • Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Brush the tops with melted butter and sprinkle with reserved sugar.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool for 10 minutes.

Notes

→ Pumpkin Pie filling is not the same as Pumpkin Puree. Make sure you use Pumpkin Puree.

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 154mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1786IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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4 Comments

  1. Brandi says:

    These are really good. Not crumby but flaky. The hint of Ginger is nice. Very good!!

  2. Pam says:

    These scones are soooo good! Just in time for pumpkin season!