Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I think that this is a recipe that you will either love or... not so much :-)

I’ve been working more and more with gluten free alternatives to classical flour-based recipes. This recipe uses almond flour to create the base for the biscuits, and then a few more ingredients; including vinegar to finish them up… but more on that later.

They have a very nutty taste that is quite different than a typical biscuit.

So, you ready… let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

2 1/2 c
ground almond flour
1 tsp
baking soda, level measure
1/4 tsp
salt, kosher variety, level measure
2 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
fresh clover honey
1 Tbsp
cider vinegar

Step-By-Step

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1PLAN/PURCHASE

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2Gather and prep your ingredients.

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3Chef’s Note: Whenever possible, I usually try to buy ingredients from our local farmer’s markets, and I always attempt to purchase organic items. In today’s world of pesticides, chemicals and GMO’s, I really try to put the healthiest things into my body, and the bodies of my clients.

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4Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat your oven to 330f (165c).

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5Sift 2.5 cups of almond flour into a large mixing bowl.

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6Chef’s Tip: Almond flour, if not properly stored, can turn rancid. Make sure you use only the freshest almond flour… Or any flour, for that matter.

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7Add a level measure of baking soda, and salt.

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8Whisk to combine.

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9Add the eggs, honey, and cider vinegar to a small bowl and then whisk to combine.

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10Chef’s Note: Why add vinegar? Well, the addition of an acid when using baking soda creates a chemical reaction and aids in the rising of the dough.

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11Add the egg mixture to the almond flour.

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12Stir with a wooden spoon until you form dough that is slightly wet.

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13Place a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet, and use a spoon to drop the biscuits onto the baking sheet.

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14Place in the preheated oven, and then bake for about 20 minutes, or until the biscuits are nicely browned.

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15PLATE/PRESENT

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16Serve with some nice jam, or maybe a plate of scrambled eggs with homemade sausage. Enjoy.

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17Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom