Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

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Indulge in the flavors of fall with our delectable easy vegan pumpkin scones!

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Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

As the leaves begin to change and the air turns crisp, there’s no better way to embrace the cozy spirit of autumn than with these delectable easy vegan pumpkin scones. Bursting with the warm, comforting essence of pumpkin spice, these scones are a true seasonal delight. Not only are they incredibly delicious, but they’re also made entirely without animal products, making them a perfect treat for vegans and non-vegans alike.

The history of scones dates back centuries and is a testament to their enduring popularity. The word “scone” itself is believed to have originated from the Dutch word “schoonbrot,” which means “beautiful bread.”

Scones are thought to have originated in Scotland, where they were first made as round, flat cakes cooked on griddles over an open flame. These early scones were made with oats and would have a very different texture and flavor compared to the modern scone.

Scones gained popularity in England during the 18th century when baking powder became a common leavening agent. This innovation led to a lighter and fluffier scone, which is more familiar to us today. Scones quickly became a staple of the English afternoon tea tradition, often served with clotted cream and jam.

Scones have a rich history that spans centuries and continents. What began as a humble oatcake in Scotland has evolved into a beloved baked good enjoyed by people around the world. Whether you prefer them sweet or savory, scones continue to hold a special place in the hearts and palates of many.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Whether you’re savoring them with a cup of hot tea on a chilly morning or sharing them with friends at a fall gathering, these scones are bound to become your go-to autumn treat. Get ready to fill your kitchen with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked scones and experience the taste of autumn in every bite.

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup vegan butter, cut into small pieces
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup applesauce

For the (optional) glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tbsp almond milk

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice.

Add the cut-up vegan butter and incorporate using a fork or pastry cutter. Mix until the dough has a crumbly texture.

Add the pure vanilla extract, applesauce and pumpkin puree and stir until combined.

Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface knead the dough a few times. With your hands, shape the dough into a circle that measure approximately 1 inch thick.

Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 sections (like a pie).

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Place the scones on the baking sheet and bake for 14-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Remove the scones from the oven and let cool throughly before glazing.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

To make the white glaze: add the powdered sugar and almond milk to a bowl. Whisk together until combined. Spoon onto the top of the scone.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

For the spiced glaze: Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice and 2 tsp almond milk to a bowl. Whisk to combine. Swirl across the top of the scone using a fork.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

These easy vegan pumpkin scones are a delicious way to enjoy the flavors of autumn. Whip up a batch today and savor the warm, spiced goodness in every bite. Whether you’re sharing them with friends or savoring them in solitude, these scones are sure to satisfy your fall cravings.

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Gina
Indulge in the flavors of fall with our delectable easy vegan pumpkin scones!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 8 scones

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup applesauce

For the optional glaze

For the white glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp almond milk

For the spiced glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tsp almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice. 
  • Add the cut-up vegan butter and incorporate using a fork or pastry cutter. Mix until the dough has a crumbly texture. 
    Add the pure vanilla extract, applesauce and pumpkin puree and stir until combined. 
  • Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface knead the dough a few times. With your hands, shape the dough into a circle that measure approximately 1 inch thick. 
  • Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 sections (like a pie).
  • Place the scones on the baking sheet and bake for 14-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown. 
  • Remove the scones from the oven and let cool throughly before glazing.

For the optional glaze

  • To make the white glaze: add the powdered sugar and almond milk to a bowl. Whisk together until combined. Spoon onto the top of the scone. 
  • For the spiced glaze: Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice and 2 tsp almond milk to a bowl. Whisk to combine. Swirl across the top of the scone using a fork. 
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