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Blueberry Cheddar Gluten-Free Scones

Recipe by Asha Yoganandan, “Fork, Spoon, Knife” Blog

A sweet and savory blueberry cheddar gluten-free scone is the perfect treat. The delicate taste of blueberries intertwined with the tangy zest of white cheddar creates a flavorful blueberry cheddar gluten-free scone that is sure to satisfy any craving this holiday season.


  • 1/2 cup millet flour
  • 3/4 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup whole milk + more for brushing
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup shredded white cheddar plus 2 tablespoons


  1. Pre­heat oven to 400°F. In a medium bowl, mix together the flours, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add the butter and toss to evenly distribute.
  2. In a small cup lightly whisk the egg and milk Make a well in the center of the dry mixture and pour in the egg and milk mixture.
  3. Add the 1/2 cup cheddar and give the mix a quick turn.
  4. Add frozen blueberries and fold the mixture to create rough dough. Do not knead.
  5. On a well-floured surface pat the dough into a 1 inch thick circle. Cut into eight triangular pieces and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  6. Brush the tops with milk and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons grated cheddar.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes, until the top is golden brown.  Serve warm.


Number of servings (yield): 8 scones

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