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Pumpkin scones glazed on the pan

Pumpkin Scones

These scones have such a wonderful flavor and texture that you'll want to eat these year round and not just during the fall and winter months.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Irish
Keyword glazed pumpkin scones, pumpkin scones, scones
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 12 scones
Calories 250kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups spelt flour (or all purpose)
  • .25 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • .50 teaspoon baking soda
  • .50 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (dried)
  • .50 teaspoon ginger (dried)
  • .50 teaspoon cloves (dried)
  • .25 teaspoon nutmeg (dried)

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter (cold and cut into pats)
  • .50 cup pumpkin puree
  • .50 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla


  • .25 cup butter
  • .25 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • .25 teaspoon cinnamon (dried)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger (dried)
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (dried)



  • Preheat oven to 400 F and line a large jelly roll pan with parchment paper
  • In a large mixing bowl, add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix until combined
  • In another mixing bowl, add pumpkin puree, milk, molasses, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves and whisk until combined
  • Place the pats on the flour mixture and use a pastry cutter or two knives or your fingers and work the butter into the flour mixture until it forms little balls 
  • Pour pumpkin mixture over the flour mixture and combine with a spatula until just combined
  • Flour a flat surface or marble pastry board and form the dough into two rectangles
  • Cut the dough into triangles and place them on the lined jelly roll pan
  • Bake for 15 minutes


  • In a saucepan, add the butter, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg and stand there while it all melts
  • Take off heat, add confectioners sugar and whisk until combined and thickened (less than 2 minutes)
  • Pour glaze in strips over pumpkin scones and let the glaze set
  • Plate
  • Eat
  • Enjoy


Serving: 1scone | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 2135IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.5mg