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Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits with Lemon Zest


These drop biscuits are super easy to make and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Serve with you favorite jams and crème fraîche (or clotted cream, if you can find it).

Makes 12 biscuits

1½ cups Cup4Cup gluten-free flour

4 teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ cup organic sugar, plus extra for sprinkling

1 teaspoon grated Meyer lemon (or ½ teaspoon regular lemon) zest

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream, plus extra for brushing

crème fraîche and jam, to serve

1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.

2. Combine the flour, baking powder, kosher salt, sugar, and lemon zest in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.

3. Pour in the heavy cream and use a wooden spoon (or your hands) to mix until the dough just comes together.

4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and use an ice cream scoop, a spoon, or your hands to scoop 12 biscuits onto the sheet.

5. Brush each biscuit with a little heavy cream and sprinkle each with a little sugar.

6. Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until slightly puffed and starting to brown on top.

7. Let cool slightly, then serve with crème fraîche and jam.