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Gluten Free Bread
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5 from 4 votes

Gluten Free Sandwich Bread {Homemade Bread}

Gluten free bread that is good happens to be one of the hardest things to find if you are on a gluten free diet. With some testing and tweaking, this one is truly satisfying!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Rise Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Gluten Free Journey

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 3 1/2 tbsp sugar divided
  • 1/4 cup water warmed to 110 degrees
  • 1 1/4 cups milk warmed to 110 degrees
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp butter softened
  • 3 eggs large
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups white rice flour 320g
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour 66g
  • 1/2 cup potato flour/starch 81g
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch 46g
  • 1 tbsp xanthan gum
  • 1 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Instructions

Proof Yeast

  • Pour active dry yeast into bowl of an electric stand mixer, along with 1/2 tsp sugar and 1/4 cup warm water
  • Whisk to dissolve yeast, then let rest 5 - 10 minutes to proof yeast

After Proofing

  • Add in remaining 3 tbsp + 1 tsp granulated sugar, milk, canola oil, butter, eggs and lemon juice
  • Using paddle attachment, whip on low speed to combine
  • Add in all remaining ingredients and mix on low speed until combined
  • Increase to medium speed and mix for 5 minutes
  • Pour bread dough into a buttered 9-by-5-inch baking dish
  • Spread & smooth top with wet spatula/hands, while slightly doming loaf

Let it Mellow & Rise

  • Transfer to a warm place free from draft to rise for 1 hour - 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees during last 10 minutes of rising
  • Bake bread in preheated 375 degree oven for 20 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 350,
  • Tent loaf with foil and bake 20 minutes longer or until loaf is done
  • Cool in loaf pan several minutes then invert onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once cool store in airtight container or resealable bag in refrigerator
  • Slice as desired

Notes

The end of mixing the batter should have a consistency similar to a quick bread like banana bread
Be gentle with loaf once it has risen - this is a delicate loaf and will likely deflate if not careful