These Soft Pumpkiny Pumpkin Vegan Biscuits are perfect for fall. With fresh sage, thyme and less oil. Free of Dairy, egg, corn, soy, yeast.
Countdown to Thanksgiving! And more Pumpkin recipes still to come 🙂
These Pumpkin biscuits are easy to whip up, are moist from the inside and crisp on the outside fresh out of the oven. With the fresh Sage and thyme, these make a perfect savory side. Slather some vegan butter or olive oil, maple or vegan gravy !
The biscuits have a good lot of pumpkin puree for a strong flavor. Chilled pumpkin and chilled non dairy milk work out beautifully in this recipe to reduce the oil/butter needed. There is no palm oil needed in the recipe. to make these gluten-free, use the flour mixture and instructions from this recipe.
Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits /Scones
More fall sides from the blog
Mix up the dough. Pat into 3/4 inch thick somewhat rectangle. Use a 2 inch cookie cutter to cut biscuits. Place them on parchment lined baking sheet close each other.
Brush or spray oil. Bake. Cool and serve with vegan butter, maple, or gravy.
Store on the counter for the day and refrigerate for upto 5 days.
These biscuits are being shared at VVP
Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Sage and Thyme
- 1/4 cup (62.5 ml) almond milk use coconut milk or other non dairy milk to make nut-free
- 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) lemon juice
- 1/2 cup (122.5 g) pumpkin puree chilled I used canned. Chill at least for an hour
- 2 Tablespoons safflower or coconut oil or softened vegan butter I used safflower
- 1/3 tsp (0.33 tsp) salt
- a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1 cup (125 g) unbleached white flour
- 1/2 cup (87 g) spelt or whole wheat flour
- 2.5 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp (0.25 tsp) baking soda
- 1 Tbsp chopped fresh Sage or 2 tsp dried
- 1/2 to 1 tsp dried thyme
- add roasted garlic add other herbs.
- Use 1 to 2 Tbsp more vegan butter for flakier biscuits.
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F / 200ºc. In a bowl mix almond milk, vinegar, lemon juice and let sit to curdle for 2 minutes. Add chilled pumpkin puree, oil/butter, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple, Mix well. In another bowl, mix the flours and baking powder and soda. Mix in the sage and thyme.
- Add the flour mixture to the wet. Mix well. The mixture will appear dry at first. Get your hands in there if needed to make a soft somewhat sticky dough. Add more non dairy milk or flour if needed, do not over-mix or knead.
- Pat the dough onto parchment to about a 1/2-3/4 inch thick. Use a little flour if needed if the dough is sticky. Cut the biscuits using a 2 inch cookie cutter or biscuit cutter. Place on parchment, push the center a little with a finger to make an indent, brush safflower/coconut/melted vegan butter on top.
- Bake for 12 to 13 minutes. Let cool for 2 minutes or so as the biscuits will still be cooking on the inside. Serve warm with a dollop of vegan butter or jam or gravy. Cool completely and refrigerate in air tight container until ready to use. Warm in the oven before serving.
- Or serve with the morning scramble
November 20th will be a sad day for 500,000 animals. Every 5 years there is a festival in the country of Nepal.
1. More than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) animals (buffalo, goats, chickens and pigs) are killed in this festival (mela). It is supposed that last festival which was held in 2009, November, approx. 500,000 animals were sacrificed in 2009. More than 20,000 buffaloes were killed on the 1st day.
2. These all 500,000 animals are sacrificed in the name Hindu goddess Gadhimai to praise her. It is believed that Goddess Gadhimai is pleased by the animal sacrifice.
3. This festival is dedicated to Gadhimai temple. Gadhimai temple is located in Bariyarpur village in Bara District. This village, Bariyarpur, Bara is about 100 miles (160 km) far from the Kathmandu, capital of Nepal.
4. Gadhimai festival is supposed as the festival of world’s largest sacrificial slaughter of animals. Animals may be buffaloes, pigs, goats, chicken and pigeons.
5. The main goal of devotees is to please the Goddess Gadhimai Devi. She is supposed the goddess of power. Participants believe that animal sacrifices will end the evil and bring prosperity in their life. During the November month, there are huge crowed of devotees and animals in this area. It is estimated that more than 5 million people from all over the Nepal and some southern states (Uttar Pradesh and Bihar) of India participate in the festival.
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