Blueberry and coconut slices

I have Deb from an Aussie with Crohns to thank for this delicious recipe. Her recipe is specific carbohydrate diet friendly and grain free, so perfect for coeliacs and those who are intolerant to gluten.

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A biscuit type base and a golden coconut topping, sandwiched together by a berry jam cut into squares. I chose to make a blueberry jam, again a recipe from @anaussiew

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Firstly I made homemade blueberry jam using this recipe

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I was really pleased with the jam, surprisingly sweet.

I combined the ground almonds and coconut flour

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then added the beaten egg ,coconut oil and honey and mixed together

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I tipped the mixture into a lined 8inch square tin

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and pressed it down.

this went in the oven for 5 mins

While it was in the oven I made the topping

combining desiccated coconut honey and egg.

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I spread a layer of the sugar free jam over the newly baked base

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then added the coconut topping and baked for a further 25 mins

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It was very tough leaving it to cool as it looked delicious.

Finally it was completely cooled and I moved it onto a cutting board and sliced into squares

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The berry and coconut slices stayed together quite well, I was impressed!

A very pretty treat, perfect for afternoon tea.

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With just a small amount of honey this treat is really quite low sugar. Perfect for a special occasion.

Here is the recipe for Berry and Coconut slices from anaussiewithcrohns , I hope you enjoy them as much as we have.

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Check out the other  SCD and Paleo recipes from anaussiewithcrohns.com 

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Grain free Cheese scones

Inspired by finding a recipe from an Aussie with Crohns  for grain free #SCD English scones I thought I would have a go at making a grain free traditional english cheese scone. Check out more Specific carbohydrate diet recipes on scdelish.com

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I’m very pleased to say they turned out well and tasted great ,

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Here is the recipe

Grain free Cheese scones

makes 6

1 1/2 cups Almond flour

1/8 cup coconut flour

1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/4 cup butter or coconut oil

1 heaped cup of a good strong cheese

1/4 cup Almond milk

1 large egg

good pinch of salt

(optional extra for herby scones 2 tsp mixed herbs or herbes de provence )

Method

Pre heat oven 180c

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Put ground almonds, coconut flour and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl

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add butter or coconut oil and rub into the flour

add grated cheese and salt

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beat egg

add egg and almond milk

mix together

the mixture is quite wet

handle carefully

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dust surface with almond flour ( ground almonds )

flatten slightly with your hand

cut out 6 cheese scones

put on a lined baking sheet

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bake in pre heated oven 180c for 15 mins

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cool on a wire rack

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add butter and enjoy!

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Happy Baking

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