Cinnamon Scones

by Lauren | Celiac Teen on November 26, 2009

Warm, fresh scones.  When I think of scones, I remember being 5 going to IKEA.  Don’t you just love that store?  There is always something fabulous to be found!  Especially in the kids section.  Don’t lie.  I know you’ve looked at all those adorable little beds and nightlights and chairs and whatnot.  (If not, what are you waiting for?)  Back to the scones, we were at the IKEA cafe/food place, and I simply could not decide.  What on earth was that white thing studded with berries that was shaped like a triangle?  Mom quickly informed me that that was a scone, and they are delicious, so I should try one.  Being a good little girl, I looked for a minute more, then listened to my mom.  I think she even got one too.  Man, was this good.  As I write this, I swear I can still smell that little scone.  Just the perfect blend of flavours, so delicate, yet sturdy enough for a 5 year old.

So while all of you in the States are enjoying your Thanksgiving, I’m going to be at school, dreaming of not those scones, but these ones.  Pure cinnamony goodness.  Warm, fresh and well, yummy!

This post is linked to Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays!

Cinnamon Scones
Adapted from About.
1/2 cup millet flour
1/2 cup sorghum flour
1/2 cup tapioca starch
1/4 cup sweet rice flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
1/3 cup sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt (if using unsalted butter)
1/2 cup butter, cold
2/3 cup milk
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Blend together dry ingredients in a large bowl.  Cut in butter.
3. Mix milk, egg and vanilla in another bowl (I used the measuring cup).  Add liquid mixture to the dry mixture and stir until just moist.
4. Shape dough into an 8-inch circular loaf on a silpat or parchment paper.  Cut into 8 wedges and separate slightly (if possible, mine started to fall apart when I tried that).
5. Bake 15-20 minutes.
6. Let cool for awhile, cut into wedges along the cut lines and Enjoy!

I love watching things rise in the oven.  These ones actually cook fairly quickly, so its not boring ;D.
Just out of the oven, I love how peaceful they look.  Yes, I call food peaceful.
Now thats good.  Cinnamoniness, butter, and sugar.  With a tinge of sorghum.
I love sorghum.  Its got a great flavour and always adds something extra to baked goods.
Breakfast, Brunch, Snack, Tea, Coffee, it works for everything.
Scones are magical like that.
And these ones are really light.
Where’d it go?  I swear it was their a second ago!
As I’m sure you’ve gathered, these are easy.  And yummy.  And quick.  And healthy (kinda).  Thats all I need in a recipe!
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