Pumpkin Scones and 100 Fall Activities To Do With Kids

by Tonya Staab
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We’ve got the best 100 fall activities to do with kids this year and a delicious recipe for pumpkin scones and pumpkin chai tea.

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The weather is cooler here in Southern California, the leaves are changing, and everyone is decorating for fall and Halloween. This means lots of family activities leading up to Thanksgiving and the holidays.

I’m sharing my epic fall bucket list of 100 things you can do with kids this fall. While you are scrolling through the list, enjoy these homemade pumpkin scones and pumpkin-flavored tea. This recipe will also help you knock number 24 off the list.

homemade pumpkin scones covered in icing.
Easy pumpkin scone recipe.

Grab a cup of tea, sit back, and let’s get started making pumpkin scones and planning our fall checklist. Everything is better when you have a cup of tea in hand. Let’s begin by making a pumpkin chai tea to sip on and enjoy with the pumpkin scones.

Pumpkin chai tea

To turn your Chai Vanilla Bigelow Tea into a delicious pumpkin-flavored chai it’s so easy.

  • Begin by making a cup of the Chai Vanilla Bigelow tea
  • Add 1 teaspoon of pumpkin puree
  • Add a pinch of nutmeg, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Top with a little milk, and then stir your tea.
Bigelow tea in fall flavors like cinnamon stick.
Bigelow Tea in fall flavors.

Do you have a favorite tea flavor for fall weather? My favorites are Chai Vanilla, Salted Caramel, and Cinnamon Stick.

Pumpkin scone recipe

Pumpkin Scones

Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )
Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tbs baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice + extra for icing
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, cold
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a bowl whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt.
  3. Cut in the butter and crumble together - you can use a pastry attachment to your mixer, or pop on some gloves and use your hands.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg, and then add the pumpkin puree and milk.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and knead.
  6. Brush a little melted butter over a scone pan (if you have one), or simply line a baking tray with parchment paper and make a mound of mixture scoring it into slices before baking.
  7. Bake for approximately 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool a little before transferring to a wire rack for icing.
  9. To make the icing combine the powdered sugar, milk, and a pinch of pumpkin pie spice in a bowl. Drizzle over scones, and then sprinkle a little cinnamon over the top.
mixing dry ingredients to make pumpkin scones
Dry ingredients being mixed in a bowl to make pumpkin scones.
Scone mix in a silicone scone mold
A silicone scone mold filled with pumpkin scone mix to be baked in the oven.
Scones baked in a silicone scone mold.
Pumpkin scones that have been baked in the oven in a silicone scone mold.
Pumpkin scones cooling on a wire rack.
Pumpkin scones cooling on a wire rack.
pumpkin scones covered in icing and cinnamon.
Homemade pumpkin scones with icing and cinnamon on top.

Are you ready for our epic list of 100 fun fall activities to do with the kids? Download and print the list, and then cross off each activity as you do it. You can cross off number 24 if you made our pumpkin scone recipe and pumpkin chai tea. We have even more delicious pumpkin recipes listed below too.

100 Fall activities to do with kids

100 fall activities to do with kids.
A printable list of 100 activities to do this fall with kids.

Did we miss any fun fall activities on our list? We would love for you to include fall activities your family enjoys doing together in the comments below because we are always looking for new ideas.

Are you looking for more delicious pumpkin recipes to add to number 24 on the list? You should check out these too:

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1 comment

Courtney Buteau October 14, 2017 - 10:41 am

What a fantastic list of 100 things to do! My family and I have knocked off a few on your list but some would be completely new and fun! By the way, I love your scone mold. I’ve never seen that before! 🙂 I adore scones and am actually planning to make some this weekend. I hadn’t thought of pumpkin, I should try these though, because I have a can of pumpkin in my pantry! #client

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