Pumpkin Raisin Scones

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Beautifully delicious and easy to make, these tasty scones are perfect for fall mornings.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2⅓ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 1 tsp. demerara sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  • Place the flour, brown sugar, and baking powder into a mixing bowl and whisk well to combine.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and work into the mixture using your hands. Once the mixture resembles coarse crumbs, stir in the milk, pumpkin, and raisins.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat into a large round, roughly 9" in diameter. Using a long, sharp knife, cut the dough across into 8 equal wedges. Transfer wedges to the baking sheet. Sprinkle the tops of the scones with the demerara sugar.
  • Place pan on middle rack in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer scones to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2⅓ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 1 tsp. demerara sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  • Place the flour, brown sugar, and baking powder into a mixing bowl and whisk well to combine.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and work into the mixture using your hands. Once the mixture resembles coarse crumbs, stir in the milk, pumpkin, and raisins.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat into a large round, roughly 9" in diameter. Using a long, sharp knife, cut the dough across into 8 equal wedges. Transfer wedges to the baking sheet. Sprinkle the tops of the scones with the demerara sugar.
  • Place pan on middle rack in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer scones to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium15mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars18g
Protein7g