Easy home baked gluten free bread recipe

Paying almost $7 for a loaf of gluten free bread is ridiculous when most of the time it contains refined sugars and other additives that really are not that good for you anyway.

So yesterday I experimented with making my own loaf of bread that is free from gluten, wheat, dairy, refined sugars and additives. I’m hoping I can whip this up in our camp oven when we go travelling around Australia, especially when we visit remote areas where gluten/wheat free options for me will become non existent!

gluten free bacon and eggs

Enjoy with poached eggs, sauteed mushrooms, bacon and grilled tomato – oh and a spread of butter

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 3/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes (or use fresh if you have it)
  • 2 sprigs of dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Approx 1/4 cup cold water
  • sprinkle of sunflower seeds

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tin with baking paper. Using a loaf tin will most likely achieve better results, however you can really use any large cake tin or even a baking tray for this.
  • In a bowl, mix together the buckwheat flour, almond meal, salt and bicarb.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg with the apple cider vinegar and chia seeds.
  • Add the herbs, zucchini and cheese and mix well.
  • Add the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients and mix to combine.
  • You’ll find the mix a little dry, so gradually add water until you achieve a dough like consistency. Approx 1/4 cup is needed.
  • With a spatula, transfer the dough into your baking tin, smooth out flat if you would like a flatter load (like in the picture) and sprinkle with the sunflower seeds.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until top starts to go golden brown and a skewer comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack.
  • Allow to cool before slicing and serving.

 

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