Honey Apple Spice Scones {gluten-free}
These gluten-free Honey Apple Spice Scones are not very sweet, making them the perfect match for lashings of homemade jam.
Servings Prep Time
12scones 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
12scones 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 100g sweet rice flour
  • 70g oat flour
  • 55g sorghum flour
  • 25g tapioca flour
  • teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼teaspoon salt
  • 50g cold unsalted buttersliced thinly
  • 4tablespoons honey
  • 1 egg+1 for the egg wash
  • 100ml whole milk
  • 1 dessert applepeeled, cored and cubed
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
  2. Sift the flours with the spices, baking powder and salt, then drop in the butter, rubbing together to form a breadcrumb texture.
  3. In a jug whisk the eggs into the milk with the honey and pour into the flour mixture.
  4. Stir together with a wooden spoon to bring together then turn out onto a clean work surface dusted with oat flour and using your hands gently turn the mixture round and round. As it is coming together sprinkle in the apple pieces bit by bit so they are evenly distributed. Carry on turning the dough a little longer until it forms a smooth dough which is no longer sticky.
  5. Press the dough out into an even round 1 inch thick and cut out the scones using 5cm round cutter.
  6. Place the scones on a large baking tray and brush the top of each scone lightly with whisked egg.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until the top of the scones are beautifully golden.