Digestive biscuits don’t look like much, but the reality is that they’re a satisfying and comforting biscuit that is great for dunking. This gluten-free digestive biscuit recipe is perfect for those who can’t or doesn’t want to eat gluten who still fancy a traditional digestive biscuit.
These gluten-free digestive biscuits are a great staple to keep in your pantry or biscuit tin for when you have a nice cup of tea or when you just fancy a snack to keep you going. They are also great to pack In your packed lunch for work or to put in your children’s packed lunch.
If you keep your cupboard stocked with these delicious biscuity staples, you will always manage to find a gluten-free snack. You will also always be able to offer a gluten-free snack to guests who may need to eat gluten-free.
This recipe uses a range of flours to make these digestive biscuits gluten-free and give them the same texture and flavour as regular digestive biscuits.
If you want to make your gluten-free digestive biscuits into gluten-free chocolate digestive biscuits them follow these next steps.
Yes, this is very easy to do, and the recipe will work just as well dairy-free.
Simply replace the butter with a dairy-free alternative such as vegan butter.
A dairy-free alternative for milk will also work fine in this recipe, such as almond, coconut, or oat.
You can also buy dairy-free chocolate if you want to make a chocolate gluten-free digestive biscuit.
You can use normal granulated sugar if you prefer instead of brown sugar. However, it will alter the texture and flavour. You may also find that without muscovado sugar, your biscuit won’t quite hold together as well.
If you don’t have any baking powder, you can use bicarbonate of soda instead.
While gluten-free baking is definitely becoming more mainstream, and you can usually get all of your baking items from the supermarket, you might not be able to get them all from the shops for this recipe.
For some of the ingredients in this gluten-free digestive biscuits recipe, you may need to head to your local health food store or order them online. So this recipe may take a little bit of fore planning before you can get down to baking it.
To keep these biscuits fresh and crunchy, make sure you keep them in an airtight container.
There is definitely a knack for melting chocolate, and you need to do it in certain ways to stop it from burning.
You could use a bain-marie to melt your chocolate. To make a home bain-marie with your general kitchen equipment, put a pot of boiling water on the stove and then a bowl on top of the pot. Now put your broken-up chocolate pieces on the hob and keep stirring until melted.
This method provides a very gentle heat, and so you don’t risk burning your chocolate. This is the best way.
Alternatively, you can melt the chocolate in a microwave, but you need to stop every 10 seconds or so to stir it. Keep doing this until your chocolate is melted. Don’t put your chocolate in the microwave for an extended period as you risk burning it.
Digestive biscuits are a treat you definitely just don’t want to go without, so why should you just because you have to go gluten-free? Well, this gluten and wheat free biscuits recipe means that you don’t have to.
Of all the gluten-free recipes, this is a really simple and easy biscuits recipe that you can make regular and keep stocked to enjoy whenever you need a gluten-free treat.
If you want to make chocolate digestive biscuits, then you will need either milk chocolate or dark chocolate, depending on your preference.