How to Make Gluten-Free SconeS


Whether you have a gluten sensitivity or simply want to explore gluten-free baking, these gluten-free scones are a delightful treat that everyone can enjoy. Packed with flavor and a tender crumb, these scones are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or an afternoon tea. Follow this simple recipe with clear instructions for a batch of scrumptious gluten-free scones.


– 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour – 1/4 cup granulated sugar – 1 tablespoon baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small cube – 1/2 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy alternatives like almond or soy milk work well) – 2 large egg – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – Optional: 1 cup of add-ins such as dried fruit, nuts, or chocolate chip



Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.


Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the gluten-free all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Ensure that the ingredients are well combined.


Step 2

Add the cold butter cubes to the dry ingredients. Use a pastry cutter or your fingertips to cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.


Step 3

In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. If desired, fold in your chosen add-ins (dried fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, etc.). 


Step 4

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead it a few times until it comes together. Pat the dough into a circle about 1 inch thick. Use a round cutter to cut out scones and place them on the prepared baking sheet. 


Step 5

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