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Gluten free bread

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Looking for a fool-proof gluten free bread recipe? Look no further. This is a recipe that you will come back to time and time again.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:10
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 500g 17⅝ oz Gluten free plain flour
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet 7g
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 350ml 11⅞ fl oz Milk (whole)
  • 75g 2¾ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • 1tsp 1tsp Vinegar

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Place the flour, salt, yeast and sugar in the mixing bowl of an electronic mixer.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500g 17⅝ oz Gluten free plain flour
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
    • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet 7g
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place the butter in a saucepan and melt gently, then add the milk and heat until just warm to the touch.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 75g 2¾ oz Butter (unsalted)
    • Milk (semi-skimmed)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Stir the milk and butter into the flour mixture with the beaten eggs and vinegar.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
    • 1tsp 1tsp Vinegar
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Beat until the mixture is smooth but soft and slightly sticky.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Oil a 1kg (2lb) loaf tin and tip the bread mixture into the tin and spread it level.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Cover with oiled cling film and leave in a warm place to rise for about 45 minutes until the mixture has risen by 3cm.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Preheat the oven to 220°C, 200°C fan or gas 7.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Bake the bread for 15 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 200°C, 180°C fan, gas 6 and bake for a further 30 minutes until golden brown. The loaf will sound hollow when tipped out of the tin. To check it is cooked insert a skewer into the centre, it should come out clean if fully cooked.

  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Remove from the tin and allow to cool completely before slicing.