Black currant scones with coconut (Gluten free)

Black Currant Scones
Black Currant Scones

Black currants are not as common in the United States as they are in Europe, but if you’re fortunate enough to have them in your garden or have access to them in the market, they make an excellent dessert berry. Black currants are typically in season between early July and the end of August.

Servings

  • Recipe makes 8-9 scones

Recipe Ingredients For Black Currant Scones

  • Rice flour – 90 gr ( 3 oz)
  • Oat flour – 90 gr (3 oz)
  • Coconut flakes – 30 gr (1 oz)
  • Corn starch – 60 gr ( 2 oz)
  • Baking powder -2 tsp
  • Sugar – 60 gr  ( 2 oz)
  • Vanilla sugar – 15 gr (1\2 oz)
  • Eggs – 1 pieces
  • Milk – 80 ml (2.8 fl oz)
  • Butter – 60 gr ( 2 oz)
  • Black currant – 90 gr ( 3 oz)
Black currant scone ingredients
Black currant scone ingredients

Recipe Directions For Black Currant Scones

  • Preheat oven to 210 C / 425 F / gas mark 5
  • The egg is mixed with sugar,vanilla sugar, milk and coconut flakes.
Mixing egg,  vanilla, sugar, milk and coconut
Mixing egg, vanilla, sugar, milk and coconut
  • Take a very cold butter and rice and oat flours with corn starch
  • Mix the butter and flour and starch until it has a fine crumb like texture. (if you do this by hand, then do it quickly so that the butter does not melt)
Mix butter, flour, and starch
Mix butter, flour, and starch
  • 3.In the mix, add the egg mixture with the milk and coconut flakes and knead the dough.
Kneaded dough
Kneaded dough
  • 4.Add black currants to the dough.
Adding black currants to the dough
Adding black currants to the dough
  • 5. Distribute the dough so that you make a circle about 2 cm thick and cut into dough to triangles (you can also make them round with a biscuit cutter) and place the scones on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
Dough cut into triangles
Dough cut into triangles
Scones on baking sheet
Scones on baking sheet
  • Place on center shelf of oven and bake for about 15 min.

6.The scones turns out to be very soft and crumbly.

Stack Of Black Currant Scones
Stack Of Black Currant Scones

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  1. Nice to see black currants are growing in popularity. They were banned in 1911 for fear of disease transmission and since then it has been up to states to lift the ban. In New York, the repeal occurred only 15 years ago.

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