Buttermilk-soaked Pumpkin Scones

 

Lightly sweetened and studded with spice and pumpkin puree, these scones are perfect for fall. Soaking them in buttermilk gives them a nutritional boost by breaking down the harder-to-digest grains before baking.


Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups whole grain flour
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar or granulated sweetener of choice
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder


Instructions

  1. Cut butter into flour. Mix in buttermilk and pumpkin puree, kneading just enough to moisten the dry ingredients, and cover. Allow to sit in a warm place for 12 to 24 hours.
  2. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 425°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine the salt, coconut sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and baking powder in a small bowl with a fork. Sprinkle these ingredients over the soaked dough and knead for just a minute over a floured surface.
  4. Pat the dough out into a 1-inch tall circle. Cut into 8 triangles (like a pizza) and place on parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes. 

 

 

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