orange-hazelnut gluten free scones

orange hazelnut gluten free sconesLooking for something a little different for breakfast? Try these gluten free scones made with hazelnut flour and orange zest. The flavour profile is out of this world – especially once you add the Nutella glaze. (The glaze recipe is included below – as well as one for a simple orange glaze for those of you who don’t like chocolate. Ha! Who am I kidding!?) These little beauties are surprisingly crispy on the outside and creamy in the centre. If your eyes were closed, you’d swear you were eating a chocolate glazed donut!

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chocolate hazelnut cupcakes with Nutella frosting

You can really taste the hazelnut flour in these rich and decadent chocolate hazelnut cupcakes. Great served plain, but once you add the creamy Nutella frosting (recipe below) you will NOT be able to stop at one!  chocolate hazelnut cupcakes. I used to make the glutenous version of these almost every year for Geoff for Valentine’s Day. He LOVED them. So when I found hazelnut flour in the grocery store the other day, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it – convert his old favorite to gluten free. I figured it’d be good, but it turned out even better than I expected! We actually like the gluten free version better. The hazelnut flour gives the cakes a more complex flavour and better texture. Scroll down and hit continue reading for the recipe.

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