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Pumpkin Spice Swirl Scones

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Scones


  • 10 tablespoon Cold Non-Dairy Butter, cut into approx. ¼ inch cubes Be sure to use one that comes in stick form!
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • teaspoon Salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • ¾ Cup Pumpkin Puree Not Pumpkin Pie Filling!
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 teaspoon Molasses

For the Spice Filling

  • ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Molasses
  • 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice


  • Preheat Oven to 425* F. Line a baking tray with parchment.
  • In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the Spice filling with a spoon, Set aside.
  • In another small bowl, combine pumpkin, lemon juice, molasses and vanilla.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Add the cubed non-dairy butter into the dry mixture and work the butter into the dry ingredients until the butter is a little smaller than pea sized, and a little larger than coarse meal. See photos above for reference.
  • Add the pumpkin mixture into the bowl with the flour and butter mixture. Gently fold together just until everything is moistened and a shaggy dough forms. (see reference photo)
  • Turn the scone dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Pat into a 10x6 rectangle with the longer side toward you.
  • Spread the spiced sugar mixture evenly across the top of the dough, then roll the dough toward you like a cinnamon roll.
  • Be sure the seam is on the bottom, then gently pat the log into a 10x6 rectangle.
  • Cut the rectangle in half longways, then into 4 pieces across. You should have 8 scones.
  • Place the scones onto the parchment lined baking sheet and bake in a 425* oven for 18-20 minutes. The scones should be golden brown all the way across the bottoms.
  • Serve warm and freeze the leftovers to heat up in the oven or toaster oven.
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