1 tablespoon butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups self raising flour
1 cup cold mashed pumpkin
in a medium sized bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar.
add egg and pumpkin and beat till combined.
fold in flour. this is a really soft mix but if much too sticky add more flour.
turn dough onto a floured board and knead lightly. DO NOT OVER KNEAD or scones will be tough. dough will still be soft.
using your hand lightly flatten into a round shape about 2 cm thick.
cut into rounds with a scone/biscuit cutter dipped in flour (not a glass).
place 12 to a tray and cook until nicely brown. about 12 - 15 minutes.