Thursday, January 23, 2014

Pumpkin Scones

 I recently discovered about myself that my favorite season is fall. The beautiful leaves on the ground, fresh smell in the air, and the coming of the joyous holiday season just make this the most blissful time of the year. Not to mention the most striking weather. The best part about cold and rainy days is sitting inside by the fire with a nice cup of hot coco after a chilling 10 mile run. And for people like me who love to bake, the rain poses the perfect time to get crafty in the kitchen. But on top of all of these pros of fall, the thing that tops the list for me is-  get ready for it: PUMPKINS.
Yes I am crazy for anything pumpkin. Pumpkin soup, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin muffins, and of course pumpkin pie.  The second I tried a Starbuck’s Pumpkin Scone, my baking mind started thinking. I did not want to have to pay at least four dollars for a small scone when I am perfectly capable of making them myself. After looking through hundreds of recipes on Pinterest, I adapted a recipe that worked out so well! The recipe is as follows: