Recipes and Cooking Pumpkin Scones with Browned Butter Icing Be the first to rate & review! Brown butter's nutty caramelized flavor complements anything pumpkin. Drizzle it over savory dishes or swap it in place of melted butter in baked goods. A couple tricks make butter easy to brown: Cube the b utter so it melts evenly, and stir it continuously so it doesn't burn. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 21, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 14 mins Total Time: 29 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, cut up 1 egg, lightly beaten ¾ cup canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon vanilla Heavy cream or milk 1 recipe Browned Butter Icing Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, ginger, and salt. Use a pastry blender to cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. In a medium bowl combine egg, pumpkin, and vanilla. Add all at once to flour mixture. Stir with a fork just until moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth. Divide in half. Pat or lightly roll each dough half into a 6-inch circle. Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to cut each circle into six wedges. Place dough wedges 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with cream or milk. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Remove from baking sheet; cool slightly on a wire rack. Drizzle Browned Butter Icing over scones. Browned Butter Icing In a small saucepan melt 3 Tbsp. butter over medium-low heat. Continue heating until butter reaches a delicate light brown and has a nutty aroma. Remove from heat. In a medium bowl stir together 1 cup powdered sugar and browned butter. Add enough heavy cream or milk (2 to 3 tsp.) to reach drizzling consistency. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 264 Calories 12g Fat 36g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 264 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 46mg 15% Sodium 279mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 36g 13% Total Sugars 15g Protein 4g Vitamin C 0.7mg 4% Calcium 100mg 8% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 73mg 2% Folate, total 52mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.