More gluten free flour choices for your cooking:
Arrowroot flour: Arrowroot flour is ground from the root of the plant. It is tasteless which make it an excellent thickening in any recipe.
Buckwheat flour: The kernels can be pulverized in a food processor to make flour. This flour has strong nutty flavor and it is better to combine it with tasteless flour in recipes.
Corn flour:Ground from corn. It comes in yellow, blue or white colors. Yellow and blue have anti-oxidants and protein than the white corn flour. Used to make corn bread and tortillas, as well as polenta.
Dhokra: A flour from India, made from a blend of rice, lentils and chickpeas. It is used to make cakes that look like cornbread squares.
Millet flour: Comes from a grass family and used in African and Asian countries.
Quinoa flour:Quinoa is a grain that is used in South America. Quinoa is high in protein.
White Sorghum flour: It comes from a grass family. It is made from grinding the sorghum grain. It has mild taste which make it a good flour to replace wheat flour in recipes. It is one of my favorite flour to use in making cookies and cakes.
Soy flour: Made from grinding soy beans. High in fat and high in protein, but the fat has a strong flavor. You can replace up to 1/5 of the flour called for in your recipes.
Tapioca flour: Tapioca flour is made from the root of the cassava plant. It is a light, soft and fine flour. It add little chewiness to baking products.
Fava bean flour:A ground dry fava beans. This flour is high in protein which make it require more liquid in baking. It does has a high strong flavor.
Almond and Hazelnut flours: Both flours are made for grinding almonds and hazelnuts. These flours high in protein and flavors which make them excellent flour in cookies.
Double Chocolate Scones
1 1/2 cups white sorghum flour
1/2 cup almond flour
1/3 cup un-sweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup orange marmalade
1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
-In a large bowl stir together flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
-Add olive oil and mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
-Whisk egg and yogurt and orange marmalade and then add the flour to the flour mixture. Mix well, and then add the chocolate chips.
-On a lightly floured surface, gently knead dough until dough is nearly smooth. Pat dough into a 9-inch circle and cut into 10 wedges.
-Place wedges 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet, and then bake for 30 minutes.
-Remove from the oven and allow them to cool before serving.