Gluten Free Irish Scones

 

The original was meant for a savory dish with smoked salmon, if memory serves, but I just wanted the scones, and to try making them gluten free.

The result turned out to be the best gluten free biscuit I ever made. Softer than I would like, but very good.

Gluten Free Irish Scones
Original Recipe Found in the Arizona Daily Sun.
Makes 12 Scones
2 Cups gluten free all-purpose flour
1 Cup gf oat flour
4 Tblsps sugar
1 Tblsp baking powder
1 tsp kosher salt
3/4 cup cold butter
1 cup milk
1 egg, divided
1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
2.Mix together dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
3.Cut in the butter until no pieces are left that are larger than a pea.
4.Mix the egg yolk with the milk and stir into butter, flour mixture until it begins
to come together.
5.Turn onto floured surface and knead together. Let rest 10 to 15 minutes. Pat out to 1
1/4 inches thick. Cut out circles with 2 1/2 inch biscuit cutter. Pat together scraps and repeat. Set biscuits one inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Brush tops with egg white. Bake 15 minutes or until golden

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