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grain free candied fruit scones

Grain-Free Candied Cherry Pineapple Orange Scones

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8 scones

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup finely ground almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp raw cane sugar optional but adds great texture
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp almond milk
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 large egg or one flax egg plus 3 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup candied cherry pineapple mix
  • 1 tbsp candied orange peel
  • Optional Glaze
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp raw cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp candied orange peel

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350
  • Place dry ingredients, except candied fruit, into a medium size bowl and whisk together.
  • Place wet ingredients into a small bowl and whisk together. 
  • Add wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, mix completely with a whisk. Coarsely chop candied fruit and add to batter, stirring in with a baking spatula by hand.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the batter onto the baking sheet in a large lump. Using the spatula, spread the lump into a 3-4 inch tall, flat-topped circle.
  • take a long knife and cut into 8 even pieces. Wiggle before removing the knife to create space between slices. Clean the knife between cuts for easy and clean lines.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes (ovens vary greatly). Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.