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Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Scones

 It really is Joy the Baker’s fault.  I have been baking scones every day since I read her post for Orange and Dark Chocolate Buttermilk Scones.  I knew I would have to make my own gluten free version.  So I did.  And it’s scone mania over here.  It’s gotten so bad that last weekend I made 5 batches of scones.  All gluten free of course.

Joy, I wish I was your gluten free neighbor.  And by the way, I do not have a dog, nor do I play loud 90’s music.  And I’m not shy, well, that’s not entirely true; I am shy in groups.  But not one-on-one, and I would definitely say, “hi,” if I was your neighbor.  And I’d most certainly bring you a batch of these gluten free Orange Chocolate Scones.  If I was your neighbor.

Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Scones
Serves: 8
  1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, baking soda, chips and zest
  2. In a smaller bowl, combine egg and agave
  3. Mix wet ingredients into dry
  4. Knead dough with hands if necessary to ensure proper distribution of ingredients
  5. Form dough into a circle that is about ½-inch in thick
  6. Cut dough like a pizza, into 8 slices, here's a great <a href="http://userealbutter.com/2010/11/28/cream-scones-recipe/" data-mce-href="http://userealbutter.com/2010/11/28/cream-scones-recipe/">how-to shot</a> from my friend <a href="http://userealbutter.com/about/" data-mce-href="http://userealbutter.com/about/">Jen</a>
  7. Using a <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006GSOTC?ie=UTF8&tag=elanaspantryc-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0006GSOTC" data-mce-href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006GSOTC?ie=UTF8&tag=elanaspantryc-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0006GSOTC">metal baking spatula</a><img style="border: none !important; margin: 0px !important;" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=elanaspantryc-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B0006GSOTC" alt="" width="1" height="1" border="0" data-mce-src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=elanaspantryc-20&l=as2&o=1&a=B0006GSOTC" data-mce-style="border: none !important; margin: 0px !important;"> transfer to a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  8. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes
  9. Serve

I hope you all enjoy these healthy gluten free scones as much as my family and I have!

My friend Tia did a wonderful review of my The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook on her site, Glügle Gluten-Free.  She’s also giving away one copy of my book, as well as a 5 pound bag of blanched almond flour from Honeyville, so check it out!

Here are some other gluten free scone recipes you might enjoy:
Gluten Free Vegan Coconut Date Cardamon Scone Recipe from Book of Yum
Honey Chai Scones from GF/BFF (Gluten-Free Best Friends Forever)
Sweet Vanilla Blueberry Scones from Ginger Lemon Girl