Probably because we're having some nasty rainy, miserable cold weather and making scones meant running the oven (HEAT) and I'd of course have to have a nice hot cup of coffee or tea with them.
I headed to the kitchen and turned the oven on to 350 then poked around my fridge to see what sort of scones to make.
I found this yogurt that I'd gotten for 49 cents and turned out to be kind of nasty.
I also had a mostly used up can of pumpkin in the fridge so that settled it; Pumpkin Spice Scones.
I grabbed several spices from the cubbard.
Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, black pepper, chili powder, and vanilla. I know a couple of those seem odd but trust me, they work. Branch out and be more adventurous with your spices. There are some amazing combinations out there to discover!
I used I used about 2 cups of flour, 2 Tbsp of sugar, a sprinkling of all the spices (heavier on the cinnamon), and about 1/2 of Baking Powder but between you and me, I actually didn't bother measuring.
Next was the 1/4ish cup of yogurt from the yogurt cup (minus a few bites I saved for my daughter who was begging for it) and the 2 or 3 Tbsp of Pumpkin Purée. I also splashed some milk in which ended up being too much so I had to add a little more flour..
I set the timer for 8 minutes and quickly washed up my dishes
While waiting I whipped up some glaze. Powdered sugar, cinnamon, a little chili powder for color, and maple extract.
"Mommy, you're done." She wasn't quite so eloquent but I knew that's what she meant ;)
We then tried about a million selfie attempts but Jerusha was extremely uncooperative.
Eventually we gave up and dug in. This is the look of a mommy giving up on selfies.
The scones were yummy but pretty cakey.
Pumpkin Spice Scones
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
2 Tbsp Sugar
Generous dash of Cinnamon
Dash of Nutmeg
Dash of Ginger
Dash of Black Pepper
Dash of Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Vanilla Exteact
3 Tbsp Pumpkin Purée
1/4 cup Greek Yogurt
Splash of Milk
2 Tbsp chocolate, or white chocolate chips or pieces
Gently mix and pat into disc.cut into desired amount of wedges.
Transfer to pan.
Dot with butter or brush with cream. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 12 minutes.
3/4 cup Powdered Sugar
Sprinkle of Cinnamon
Sprinkle of Chili Powder
1/4 tsp Maple Extract
A little bit of Milk
Wisk into a glaze and drizzle over scones
Enjoy with a hot cup of coffee, or tea!