Who doesn't love a healthy and delicious pastry? These almond and vanilla paleo scones look too pretty to eat, but with only 200 calories and 6 grams of protein you wont be able to resist. Add a little fresh strawberry jam and you have gluten-free heaven on a plate.
3 cups (300 g / 10 ½ oz) almond meal / ground almonds / almond flour
2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
or ¾ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup (60ml / 2 oz) ) macadamia nut oil or (cold pressed coconut oil or almond oil)
1 heaped tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 organic / free range eggs
Preheat oven to 300F
Combine almond meal and baking powder. Add the oil, honey, vanilla, and egg. Mix into a soft dough.
Dust working surface with some almond meal. Roll out the dough to about 1cm in thickness
Cut into rounds and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden and cooked through.