Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones

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Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones are the only savory scone recipe that you will ever need. Gluten and Dairy Free Scones that taste amazing. These gluten and dairy free scones are the perfect texture and flavor for any meal, or even a snack. You will love how easy they are to make and there is zero compromise on the amazing flavor of these gluten free scones. In this post I am going to show you how to make gluten free scones soft and spongy. Make sure to save this gluten free cheese scones recipe.

This Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones recipe is a sponsored post brought to you by Go Veggie. All opinions are my own and I believe in bringing you all of the gluten-free goodness. I love Go Veggie and all of their products. Here is my favorite gluten free cheese scone recipe. 

Pin for Savory Cheddar and Chive Scones

I have been on a role with gluten and dairy free scones recipes lately. When I thought about what my next recipes would be for gluten free scones I knew they had to be a savory scone recipe. This savory scone recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and that is why it will be your go-to. You can pair this savory scone recipe with eggs, or the Sweet Potato Hash Casserole recipe from my Cookbook. For lunch you could turn these into a sandwich by using them as bread and for dinner you will want to serve them along side your Creamy Potato SoupVegetable Soup, and Beef Stew.

Plate of Cheedar and Chive SconesGluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones

Scones are a versatile biscuit like cake that are plain in its original version and usually dressed up with a spread on them. However, they can be turned into anything you would like them too. A gluten free cheese scone is the perfect side for a meal and one of my favorite ways to make a savory scone recipe.

Scones with go Veggie Bag of Cheese

How can Gluten Free Cheese Scones be dairy free? 

Nowadays there are many brands to choose from for vegan, lactose free, and dairy free cheeses. Go Veggie is my go-to for shredded style cheese and cream cheese. The texture and flavor are amazing! I love how they are easy to find at many of my local stores and very affordable for a vegan option. They make these gluten free cheese scones so delicious you would never know that they are dairy free.

Cheddar and Chive Scone with Chives

How to make gluten free scones soft and spongy…

When making  gluten and dairy free scones you might be concerned of how the texture will be. Learning to make gluten free is always a challenge, but then when you also remove the dairy, a disaster can happen easily. There are a few things that can help you succeed with how to make gluten free scones soft and spongy, but still have a crumb to them at the same time.

    1. Your Gluten Free All Purpose Flour matters. They are not all created equal and you can have different outcomes. I only use my My personal Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Blend when baking because it never lets me down. It is simple to make and very inexpensive. You can grab the recipe HERE.
    2. Eggs. They help create a rise and give it the proper texture. If you are vegan you can use egg replacer, but your scone will likely come out a bit dryer and have more crumbs.
    3. Xanthan Gum . I get a lot of questions about Xanthan Gum and if you are new to gluten free baking you are probably scratching your head with this ingredient. Xanthan Gum is a binding agent that keeps your baked items from completely failing apart. Gluten is also a binding agent, and since we are baking gluten free we need to provide the flour with a new binding agent.
    4. Vegan Butter. This gives the gluten and dairy free scones the flaky and tasty finish.

That is how to make gluten free scones soft and spongy!

How do I make these Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones?

  1. You will start by blending the Gluten Free All Purpose Flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and Xanthan Gum in a bowl. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Once the dry ingredients are blended you will add the vegan butter, Go Veggie shreds, chives, eggs, and coconut milk. Mix it all up until it forms a ball.
  3. Drop the ball of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten it out to be 1 inch thick and clean the sides up with a spatula dipped in water. You will then cut it into 8 slices. You will want to dip a sharp knife in water and use it to cut your scones. Spread the scones out to be about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes. You can garnish the gluten and dairy free scones with more cheese and chives if desired.

Process shot of making the scones

You are going to love this savory scone recipe! Enjoy!

Jennifer

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Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones

Gluten and Dairy Free Scones that are made with Go Veggie vegan cheddar shreds. You will love how they are soft, chewy, and flaky. These are the perfect side to go with breakfast, lunch, or dinner. With this recipe I will tell you how to make gluten free scones soft and spongy.

Course Brunch
Cuisine English
Keyword Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones, Savory Scone Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 Scones
Calories 283 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cups Gluten Free All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Xanthan Gum
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 2/3 Cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 Cup Vegan Butter
  • 1 Cup Go Veggie Vegan Cheddar Shreds
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Chives

Instructions

  1. You will start by blending the gluten free all purpose flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and Xanthan Gum in a bowl. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Once the dry ingredients are blended you will add the vegan butter, Go Veggie shreds, chives, eggs, and coconut milk. Mix it all up until it forms a ball.
  3. Drop the ball of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten it out to be 1 inch thick and clean the sides up with a spatula dipped in water. You will then cut it into 8 slices. You will want to dip a sharp knife in water and use it to cut your scones. Spread the scones out to be about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes. You can garnish the gluten and dairy free scone with more cheese and chives if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Cheese and Chive Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 416mg18%
Potassium 181mg5%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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