This pumpkin shortcake recipe is an easy and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of autumn. Perfect as a dessert or snack, this pumpkin shortcake is moist, subtly flavored, and topped with a golden sugar topping. It comes together quickly and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee, and savor the flavors of the season.
For 8 people
- 3 cups of all purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons of baking powder
- 0.5 cup of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 stick of unsalted butter
- 1 of egg - beaten
- 0.75 cup of milk - enough to make 1 cup when mixed with egg
- 1 cup of cooked fresh pumpkin
- 1 of more sugar to top
- Preheat oven to 400-425 degrees F.
- In a bowl, mix together all purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt to combine.
- Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add beaten egg and enough milk to make a soft dough.
- Form the dough into 6 large or 8 small shortcakes.
- Sprinkle the tops generously with sugar.
- Bake for 15-17 minutes or until the tops are light golden brown.
- Let cool before serving.
This delicious pumpkin shortcake is a great way to enjoy the flavors of fall. Serve it warm with a cup of tea or coffee, and you’ll be sure to have a crowd-pleaser. This recipe is easy to make and can be prepared in no time. Enjoy a slice of this delicious shortcake this fall!.