Gluten Free Coconut Flour Biscuits

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I am sooooooo excited about this recipe!  The other day, I was craving biscuits – something that most would assume are a no-no if you are following a gluten-free diet.  Well, we all know what I think when it comes to someone telling me I can’t have something if I’m gluten-free…challenge accepted.

I went on Pinterest and found the following pin which links to a recipe for biscuits that are made with regular glutenous flour and sugar and all those things that I don’t eat!

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From there, I just got creative with some substitutes and omissions from this recipe to come up with an AWESOME recipe for gluten free biscuits made using coconut flour!  They turned out perfectly!  Fluffy, melts in your mouth perfectly!

You can totally enjoy these alone, or you can top them with whatever you would like.  They are perfect for making biscuits and gravy, or for making egg biscuit breakfast sandwiches.  They are so versatile – seriously!  I ate two of them right out of the oven and topped one with a pat of butter and some honey.

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I topped the other with some of my homemade walnut butter.

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Both were delicious!  I have a feeling these are going to become a regular occurrence in our household now!

GLUTEN FREE COCONUT FLOUR BISCUITS

Ingredients (makes 4 small biscuits:

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (liquid form)
  • 2 eggs at room temperature (very important they are at room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup almond milk at room temperature (once again, the temperature is important here)
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda

Directions:

1.) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine the coconut flour and coconut oil in a medium mixing bowl, and stir to combine until a crumbly batter forms.

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2.) Add the eggs and the almond milk, and stir to combine (this is where it is important that the eggs and almond milk are at room temperature – if they are cold, they will harden the coconut oil in the mixture creating major lumps). Add the baking soda and sea salt, and knead with your hands to mix completely and form a lump of batter.

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3.) Divide the batter into four equal-sized parts, and roll each part into a ball.  Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet and press down slightly on each creating the shape you would like the biscuit to be.

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4.) Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 19 minutes, give or take a minute.

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5.) Transfer to a plate or bowl to serve as is, or use a sharp knife to gently cut the biscuits in half and top with desired toppings.

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YAY!!!  Gluten free flaky soft delicious biscuits!!!  Enjoy! 🙂

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