Gluten Free French Bread .. in under an hour!

Peggy C


- have started making double recipe & freezing some.. never lasts long around here (and there are just 2 of us) !

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35 Min


2 Tbsp
active dry yeast
1 Tbsp
1 1/4 c
water, warm
2 c
all purpose/gluten free flour
1 c
1/4 c
dry milk powder
2 tsp
xanthan gum
1 1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
whole eggs + one white for glaze
1 tsp
apple cider vinegar
sesame seeds - optional

How to Make Gluten Free French Bread .. in under an hour!


  • 1Mix the yeast/sugar/water in a glass container to proof.
  • 2Put flour, cornstarch, dry milk powder, salt & xanthan mixture in large bowl and stir by hand.
  • 3In another bowl, mix whole eggs [save white per ingredients]/cider vinegar/butter.
  • 4Now, in the large bowl containing Gluten Free flour mixture, add yeast mixture.

    Next, add egg mixture.

    Beat all until combined ... it will start to get sticky-soft.

    Do by hand -- this crawls up the beaters with a hand-mixer.
  • 5On a greased cookie sheet (large), spoon bread dough into 2 loaves.
    If really sticky (mine was), put water on hands to form loaves.
    Brush with the egg white you saved -- all nice and beaten foamy!
    Cut slits across the bread.

    Optional - sprinkle with Sesame Seeds
  • 6Put into a COLD oven.

    Set temp. to 425 deg.F and bake for 30-35 min.

    IF it starts to brown too much, cover with foil.
  • 7Remove to a rack to cool ...

    Says 10 cool ..... well, it smells too darn good to let it sit there!

    Pull off a hunk .. add butter or dip in Olive oil w/herbs!

    ( this recipe is based on what Sonja Stewart posted on her site; it is not exactly the same )
    * credit goes to: Sonja Stewart at: <a href=" rel="nofollow"></a>

    Great toast; fantastic egg/cheese/bacon 'biscuits' for breakfast !

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