Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Scones

  • Preparation time

    10 mins
  • Cook time

    18 mins
  • Serves 9

Bring some new colour and taste to your baking with this Pumpkin Scones recipe! Made from minimal ingredients, these tasty scones are easy to prepare, and perfect for morning tea!

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting - 3 cups
  • Butter salted, cubed - 60 g
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Cheddar cheese, plus ¼ cup, grated - 1 cup
  • Chopped parsley - 2 Tbsp
  • Pumpkin, cooked and then mashed - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Butter, to serve


  1. Preheat an oven to 200ºC (180ºC fan-forced). Lightly dust a baking tray with flour.

2.Place the flour into a large bowl. Add the butter, nutmeg and salt, rubbing together to combine until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir through the cheese and parsley.

3.In a jug, whisk together the mashed pumpkin and milk. Pour into the centre of the dry ingredients combining to form the dough.

  1. Place onto a lightly floured bench kneading together. Roll the dough to a 2cm thickness and cut into nine circles using a cutter, roughly 4cm each in diameter. Place onto a baking tray and sprinkle with a little extra cheese. Place into the oven for 18 minutes until lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack.

  2. Serve with butter while warm.

PER SERVE Energy 1288Kj • Protein 10g • Total Fat 13g • Saturated Fat 8g • Carbohydrates 37g • Sugars 3g • Sodium 586mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation