Keto + Grain-Free Pumpkin Scones

Wake up to crisp fall air and freshly baked Keto Pumpkin Scones! (Dairy-Free Option).

Grain-Free Keto Pumpkin Scones with glaze

Keto Pumpkin Scones

Good Morning! As the Fall season grows steadily upon us, pumpkin flavored delights are once again crowned king— and we have no problem with their reign over autumn cuisine.  I don’t care if everyone is doing pumpkin everything, we love it in excess, no apologies! 😉

Gluten-Free Low-Carb Pumpkin Scones with butter

We made these scones in both a traditional triangular shape (see below) as well as in circular from. We’re quickly becoming a fan of the latter as they slice evenly and provide such a lovely platform for a healthy pat of butter, jam or clotted cream.

If you’re in a rush, I’d say the triangle cut can be accomplished more quickly. But if you’re looking to impress guests, the round version looks so tempting in a cloth lined bread basket. You can’t go wrong either way, really.

Glazed pumpkin scone with pecan and coffee

How We Make Our Keto Pumpkin Scones:

-If you’re familiar with our Keto Cheddar + Chive Scones or our Keto Blueberry version, then you’ll feel right at home baking these from scratch. If you’re new to our scones, then I recommend looking at the instructional photos in this recipe for guidance.

-We bake these on a parchment lined baking sheet at 350 degrees lightly covered with foil for about 30 minutes.

-For the dough, starting with the dry ingredients, we use almond flour, coconut flour, granular swerve, pumpkin pie spice, guar gum for proper texture and baking powder + soda that is then cut with chilled butter. 1 egg, some canned pumpkin, cream and vanilla Is mixed into the dry ingredients by hand to create a sturdy but sticky dough.

-The delicious glaze is optional as are the pecans.

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free Pumpkin Scones overhead photo

If you love this recipe, we think you’ll also enjoy our Keto Pumpkin Pie Graham Squares! Happy Fall + Happy Pumpkin Scone Making, Recipe Below!

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Grain-Free Keto Pumpkin Scones with glaze

Keto Pumpkin Scones


  • Author: Lila Ruth
  • Prep Time: 15-20 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: about 45 min
  • Yield: 8 small scones 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Wake up to crisp fall air and freshly baked Keto Pumpkin Scones! (Dairy-Free Option).

3 Net Carbs Per Serving including glaze and pecans (Nutrition info below recipe)


Ingredients

Scale

For The Scones

  • 1.5 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup Granular Swerve
  • 2 teaspoons guar gum
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (Hain brand is Grain-Free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup chilled butter, cubed (Earth Balance for Dairy-Free)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream (full fat coconut milk for Dairy-Free)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  •  a touch of orange food coloring gel for color if desired
  • pecans, optional

Glaze (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon melted butter (Earth Balance for Dairy-Free)
  • 1.5 tablespoons heavy cream (coconut milk for Dairy-Free)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup Swerve Confectioner Sugar Replacement
  • 1/8th teaspoon salt
  • **alternatively, you can just dust the scones with Granular Swerve

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, coconut flour, granular Swerve, guar gum, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Cut chilled butter into flour with a pastry cutter in the same manner you would for a pie crust.
  • Add egg, pumpkin, heavy cream, vanilla extract and mix them into the flour by hand until dough forms. Dough will be sticky but pretty firm. Let your dough rest for just a minute while washing hands from excess dough. (The dough will thicken a bit while resting).
  • Form the dough into a disk. (See our traditional blueberry scone recipe for photo instructions of this process.)
  • Place your disk of dough onto your parchment paper lined baking sheet. Flatten it out just a bit and cut it into 4ths or 8ths. (3 net carbs for 1/8 of the recipe, 6 net carbs for 1/4th). Spread the scones apart a bit on the baking sheet so they’re not too close to each other. (alternatively you can use a circular cookie cutter for round scones).
  • Place a full piece of foil lightly over top of the scones and bake at 350 degrees for a total of 25- 3o minutes, making sure to check in at 25 minutes. At the half way mark, turn the baking sheet 180 degrees- this will help them to bake more evenly. (Keep in mind that scones cut into 8ths will cook more quickly than scones cut into 4ths). When ready to exit the oven, the scones should be firm on the exterior but a touch tender in the center, a little browned on the edges and they will firm up fully during the cooling process. Let your scones cool untouched for a full 20+ minutes as they firm.
  • While you’re waiting for your scones to cool, put together your glaze if desired: Add melted butter, cream and vanilla to a medium sized bowl. Sift in Swerve Confectioner and salt over top. Mix together with a whisk. Add more milk for a looser glaze, more Swerve for a thicker consistency.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled scones, top with pecans and serve. You can also place them in the fridge or freezer for a few minutes so the glaze will set before serving. *Tip- use a ziplock bag or piping bag with the just the very corner tip cut off to pipe the glaze evenly over sones.
  • Enjoy! Store any leftovers in an airtight container and place in refrigerator.
  • Category: Keto
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Scones

Keywords: Keto, Low-Carb, Sugar-Free, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Pumpkin, Scones, Fall, Baking, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Breakfast, Bread

 

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4 Comments

  1. What a beautiful delicious looking festive treat!! It is definitely something we will be adding to our recipe list!!

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