Strawberry Scones, and yes, Gluten Free!

by Jenn on June 4, 2009

in Breakfast,Gluten Free

Gluten Free Strawberry Scones

Gluten Free Day hosted this month’s “Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten Free”, and this theme was fruit desserts.  And while I didn’t develop anything for the event, I did however look at all of the awesome recipes that were submitted (my lemon almond cake was a variation of Elana’s orange cake also featured here), and came across this one for strawberry scones. Sophie’s scones looked so good and scrumptious, I just wanted to try it out!

Well I’m so glad I did, because this recipe was FANTASTIC.

I made this recipe exactly like it was printed, well except I didn’t have guar gum so just used more xantham gum instead, and lemon zest instead of orange zest.  Ok, so I guess that means I didn’t make it exactly like the recipe, but those are minor adjustments in the grand scheme of things.  I even found sorghum flour just for this recipe.  Haha, I also can’t believe I’ve gone through three entire quarts of strawberries this week, I love strawberry season so much!

I am amazed at how perfect these scones came out.  I mean, just look at the center!  They were light, moist, and fluffy, and exactly like scones should be.  So this morning, had a nice breakfast with my husband in the park with scones and some fresh Brazilian coffee that I took in our French coffee press.  It was the perfect morning for it, mid 60’s, and sunny, so relaxing!

I also imagine that making these scones without the strawberries in them would make them perfect for things like strawberry shortcake…Mmm I may have to try that next time….


Maryanna June 4, 2009 at 5:29 pm

I love scones. I wish I made them more often. These look like a delicious way to use those summer berries.

Ellie June 4, 2009 at 7:21 pm

Gluten free scones? And they look THAT good? I am amazed!!

Sophie June 4, 2009 at 8:10 pm

Thanks for giving them a try — I’m glad you liked them :). Great pics!

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