GLUTEN-FREE PECAN SCONES

Looking for new gluten-free scones ideas? Try this easy gluten-free pecan scones recipe topped with coffee icing: perfect for breakfast or a sweet snack.


INGREDIENTS


For the dough

Flour ——————- 300 g, gluten free, plus extra for dusting

Baking powder —————————– 4 tsp, gluten free

Sugar ——————————– 25 g, caster (superfine)

Xanthan gum ————————————— 2 tsp

Margarine ————————— 100 g, dairy free , diced

Eggs ————————————————- 2

Milk ———————————— 120 ml, dairy free

Salt ——————————————– 1 pinch

Pecans ———————————— 50 g, chopped

For the coffee icing

Icing sugar ————————————- 100 g

Coffee ——–2 tsp, granules mixed with 1 tbsp boiling water

Water ————————————— boiling

To decorate

Sugar ————————————– crystals


INFO BOX


Preparation time —————————————- 35 m
Cooking time —————————————— 15 m
Recipe category ———————————— Breakfast
Recipe yield ———————————————- 8

PREPARATION


HOW TO MAKE GLUTEN-FREE PECAN SCONES

FOR THE GLUTEN-FREE SCONES DOUGH

To prepare gluten-free pecan scones first heat the oven to 220°C (200° fan) gas 7. Grease a large baking tray.

Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and xanthan gum into a mixing bowl and stir to combine.

Rub in the margarine lightly with your fingers until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs, then make a well in the centre.

Whisk together the eggs and milk, then pour into the well and mix to a soft, slightly sticky dough.

Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead in the pecans.

Roll out 2.5 cm thick. Cut out rounds with a floured 5 cm cutter.

Place on the baking tray and brush the tops with milk.

Bake for 10-15 minutes until well risen and golden.

Cool on the baking tray for a few minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.

FOR THE COFFEE ICING

Place the icing sugar and dissolved coffee in a bowl and beat until smooth, adding more boiling water, until a glossy, spreadable consistency.

Spoon on top of the gluten-free pecan scones and sprinkle with sugar crystals.

Leave to set.

Recipe by: Fine Dining Lovers

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