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A perfect companion for morning coffee or afternoon tea, a freshly baked scone hits the spot! Enjoy this quickbread plain or baked with nuts, poppy seeds, blueberries, peaches and more!

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By á-2225

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (90 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 60

  • POWDERED SUGAR GLAZE:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • SPICED GLAZE, optional:
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground cloves

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  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Pie Spice or ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) cold butter
  • 3/4 cup fresh apple, chopped in 1/2" pieces (about half a medium apple); leave the skin on, if you like
  • 3/4 cup cinnamon chips
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  • 3 tablespoons sugar (36g)
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  • 1 container Duncan Hines Creamy Home-Style Cream Cheese Frosting
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  • 1 1/4 cups Duncan Hines Signature Red Velvet Cake Mix
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  • 3 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
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  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
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  • 2 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
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  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour (recommended, King Arthur Flour)
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  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup plain instant oatmeal (recommended BetterOats Organic Raw Pure & Simple)
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2-stick) butter, cold
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup (not pancake syrup)
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  • 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
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  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
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