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Gluten Free Bread

This is an easy loaf to make. It does not have any gluten therefore you do not need to knead it. Just mix and leave the dough to rise before baking. It is lovely toasted.

Health Benefits  -  Gluten free. Low sugar. Good source of fibre. Low FODMAPs

Preparation Time 50 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Servings Makes 1 large loaf

 
Ingredients

  • 125g potato flour
  • 125g brown rice flour
  • 50g buckwheat flour
  • 100g coarse maize flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 40g sunflower seeds
  • 40g pumpkin seeds
  • 40g linseed
  • 20g sesame seeds
  • 20g poppy seeds
  • 5g active dried yeast
  •  400g warm water
  • 10g blackstrap or dark molasses

Method

You will need a 900g loaf tin (21cm by 10cm) greased with vegetable oil. 

  1. In one bowl, mix the flours, salt, seeds and yeast together.
  2. In another larger bowl, add the warm water and molasses and stir until the molasses has dissolved.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the water and molasses and mix with a wooden spoon.
  4. Cover and rest for an hour.
  5. By this time it should have risen well.
  6. Transfer the mixture to the loaf tin, cover with a plastic bag or cling film and leave to rise for 30 minutes. It should rise 1-2 cm in this time.

Preheat the oven to 240°C/Gas mark 9.

  1. Place a cup of water in a roasting tin at the bottom of the oven.
  2. This helps bread to rise well.
  3. Place the bread in the oven, lower the temperature to 220°C/Gas 7 and bake for approximately 30 minutes.
  4. The loaf should be golden brown.
  5. Turn the bread on to a cooling rack and leave to cool.

NB Molasses made from sugar beet contains fructose and may cause symptoms in those people sensitive to this.  This ingredient can be excluded can be excluded from the recipe.

 

Per portion (16 slices per loaf @ 36g per slice)

Per 100g

Calories

143kcal

396kcal

Fat

 6.2g

17g

Protein

 4.1g

11.3g

Carbohydrate

 20.7g

57.2g

Sugars

 0.8g

2.1g

Fibre

 2.3g

6.3g

Sodium

236mg

651mg

FODMAPs

Molasses made from sugar beet contains fructose and may cause symptoms in those people sensitive to this FODMAP

 

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