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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Scones

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8

Homemade scones in less than an hour, and gluten free to boot! Make it your way with one of the delicious variations below. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Scones

1
cup potato starch flour
2/3
cup tapioca flour
2/3
cup white rice flour
6
tablespoons sugar
4
teaspoons gluten free baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
2/3
cup ghee (measured melted) or coconut oil
1/4
cup almond milk, soymilk or regular milk
1
teaspoon xanthan gum
1
teaspoon guar gum

Topping

2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cinnamon

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Place nonstick baking mat or sheet of cooking parchment paper on cookie sheet; if using parchment paper, spray paper with cooking spray (without flour).
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flours, 6 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder, baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and the salt; set aside. In small bowl, beat eggs, ghee, milk, xanthan gum and guar gum with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; beat on low speed until blended.
  • 3
    Coat work surface and hands with oil. Place dough on surface; pat into round, about 1 inch thick. Cut dough round into 8 wedges; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix topping ingredients; sprinkle over dough.
  • 5
    Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Recipe Variations Gluten Free Cinnamon Shortbread: Cut dough into rounds, using a drinking glass or round cutter, and use as shortbread to serve with chopped fresh strawberries and whipped cream.
  • Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Scones: Omit the cinnamon-sugar topping and stir 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips into the batter.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
16g
81%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
570mg
24%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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