Cheesy Gluten-Free Beer Scones

Cheesy Gluten-Free Beer Scones

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups Baking Free™ gluten-free All Purpose Flour (341 g)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (be sure this is gluten-free)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 3/4 cups minced fresh chives (I used 2 tablespoons of dried)
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cups gluten-free beer (You may need an additional 1/4 cup)
  • 2 eggs (one for the dough, one for the top)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • sprinkle of sesame seeds

Directions

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
Step 2
In the large bowl of a stand mixer put the Baking Free gluten-free flour, sugar, salt, xanthan gum and baking powder. Turn mixer on low to combine. Add the chives and cheese and combine.
Step 3
In a small bowl whisk together 3/4 cup gf beer, 1 egg, oil, and mustard. Turn the mixer on low and gradually add the beer mixture. If dough is dry gradually add up to 1/4 cup more of the beer.
Step 4
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and kneed just to combine. Pat dough into a round 1 inch thick. Using a 2 3/4 inch biscuit cutter, cut out scones. Gather scraps and repeat process. Place all scones on prepared baking sheet. Makes about 12 scones.
Step 5
Whisk the remaining egg with a little water and brush the top of each scone. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Step 6
Bake scones until golden and tester inserted in center comes out clean, about 14 minutes. Cool scones on sheet for 5 minutes. Then transfer to serving dish. Serve warm.