Now for the Recipe…
Here is a recipe for gluten free bread. I was able to make this bread using my bread machine, which meant eating homemade bread in a relative short period of time.
This bread had a crispy crust and was light and soft. Again, not something you get from the frozen loafs of bread you buy in the grocery store.
The key to making a good gluten free loaf of bread in a bread machine is to mix all the ingredients in a kitchen aid mixer first. Gluten free flours need a lot of mixing to incorporate them, and bread machines do not have enough power to do that.
This recipe is not my own but was handed to me by a customer at work. No name was attached so I take no credit for the recipe, but also am not able to give credit to the original author.
Recipe: Homemade Gluten Free Bread
1 cup + 2 Tbsp tapioca starch
¾ cup brown rice flour
¾ cup potato starch
2 tsp xanthan gum
¾ tsp salt
1 Tbsp sugar
2 tsp instant yeast
1 egg + 1 egg white
¾ tsp cider vinegar
1 ½ tsp canola oil
1 1/3 cup milk(warmed)
Measure and mix dry ingredients.
Beat eggs. Add them, along with milk, oil and vinegar to dry ingredients.
Mix thoroughly in a stand mixer to fully incorporate all ingredients.
Add dough to bread machine.
Set bread machine to gluten free setting, 1 ½ lb loaf size and dark crust.
Let bread cool on its side before cutting.
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