Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits

Andy Anderson !


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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15 Min
20 Min



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

How to Make Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits


  • 2Gather and prep your ingredients.
  • 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.
  • 4Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat your oven to 330f (165c).
  • 5Sift 2.5 cups of almond flour into a large mixing bowl.
  • 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.
  • 7Add a level measure of baking soda, and salt.
  • 8Whisk to combine.
  • 9Add the eggs, honey, and cider vinegar to a small bowl and then whisk to combine.
  • 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.
  • 11Add the egg mixture to the almond flour.
  • 12Stir with a wooden spoon until you form dough that is slightly wet.
  • 13Place a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet, and use a spoon to drop the biscuits onto the baking sheet.
  • 14Place in the preheated oven, and then bake for about 20 minutes, or until the biscuits are nicely browned.
  • 16Serve with some nice jam, or maybe a plate of scrambled eggs with homemade sausage. Enjoy.
  • 17Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits

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