gluten free banana chocolate chip scones

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Doris Kinney
from Merrimack, NH

Bananas and chocolate, my favorites. So why not enjoy them both in a scone? These scones come out light and fluffy.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For gluten free banana chocolate chip scones

  • 1/2 c
    white rice flour
  • 1/2 c
    potato starch (not potato flour)
  • 1/2 c
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 c
    corn flour
  • 1/4 c
    tapioca flour
  • 2 tsp
    xantham gum or guar gum
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp
    solid shortening. such as earth balance natural shortening
  • 2
    eggs, large beaten
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk or yogurt
  • 1
    banana
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate chips
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How To Make gluten free banana chocolate chip scones

  • 1
    Combine flours, starches and xantham or guar gum, baking powder, and baking soda. Preheat oven to 400 and Line large baking sheet with parchment.
  • 2
    Cut shortening into flour mix either by using pastry blender or 2 knives until it resembles small peas. Mash banana. Add sugar and mashed banana to flour mix.
  • 3
    Beat 2 eggs with either buttermilk or yogurt. And add to dry ingredients. Mix in chocolate chips. Drop batter onto baking sheet using ice cream scoop spaced 2 inches apart.
  • 4
    Bake 10-12 minutes until tops are lightly browned. You can brush melted butter to tops before baking for extra flavor. For added sweetness add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.

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