Gluten Free AND Vegan Bread Recipe

AuthorSteve Nubie
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This bread recipe is a double challenge. It requires both gluten free ingredients and vegan ingredients, but it’s surprisingly easy to make using your bread machine’s dough setting.

What defines a gluten free ingredient is a variety of flours that lack gluten.  Gluten free all-purpose flour is the easiest one to use and can usually be found in the specialty, baking section of mot grocery stores. 

Vegan free ingredients essentially involves the omission of certain ingredients like eggs, milk, butter or buttermilk.  That’s pretty easy to do substituting water for milk, coconut oil or olive oil for butter and just skipping the eggs altogether. 

This recipe also calls for the use of Xanthan gum which helps with the rising process.  It can also be found in the specialty baking section of your grocery store, but you may need to ask someone where it’s located.

This bread can either be baked from start to finish in the bread machine if you have a gluten free setting, or you can use the dough setting and finish in the oven in a buttered bread pan with a preheated temperature setting of 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes. 

INGREDIENTS:
 1 1/2 cups warm water
 2 tsp xanthan gum
 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
 3 Tbsp. sugar
 2 tsp coconut oil or olive oil
 3 cups of gluten free all-purpose flour
 1 tsp bread machine or active dry yeast
DIRECTIONS:
1

Put the ingredients in to the bread pan in the order indicated in the Ingredients section and select the gluten free setting for a 1.5-pound loaf and a medium setting. If you don’t have a gluten free setting you can select the dough setting and bake in a buttered bread pan in a preheated oven at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes.

2

When done, let the bread rest for 10 minutes and slice and serve.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:
 1 1/2 cups warm water
 2 tsp xanthan gum
 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
 3 Tbsp. sugar
 2 tsp coconut oil or olive oil
 3 cups of gluten free all-purpose flour
 1 tsp bread machine or active dry yeast

Directions

DIRECTIONS:
1

Put the ingredients in to the bread pan in the order indicated in the Ingredients section and select the gluten free setting for a 1.5-pound loaf and a medium setting. If you don’t have a gluten free setting you can select the dough setting and bake in a buttered bread pan in a preheated oven at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes.

2

When done, let the bread rest for 10 minutes and slice and serve.

Gluten Free AND Vegan Bread Recipe

Steve Nubie

Steve Nubie has been writing professionally for 38 years. He is a Chef and has traveled across Asia and Europe studying language, culture and cuisine. He instructs culinary classes in the Culinary School at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and has written extensively on cuisine, cooking, diet and nutrition. He is a published author of 10 books including a cookbook and continues to write on subjects related to culinary trends.

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4 Comments
  1. Reply
    Sondra October 22, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    We love this recipe! I’m new to baking gluten-free. From your experience, will this bread freeze well for later use if I make several loaves at once? Also, if my gluten-free mix contains xanthan gum already would you recommend that I use less than 2 tsps?

    • Reply
      Admin October 25, 2018 at 6:49 am

      Hi Sondra,

      It should freeze fine and skip the xanthan gum if the mix already has it.

  2. Reply
    Valerie August 6, 2018 at 2:15 am

    Thank you for sharing this recipe! You are so “spot on” when you express the challenge of a successful loaf of bread using vegan, gluten-free ingredients. But your recipe was my first successful loaf that I can actually call “bread” and make a sandwich with; the rest made great “crackers”😄 The taste is very yummy as well , not cardboard like.

    I did give it a double rise and baked it in the oven instead of letting it go completely through the bread machine. I wonder if that is the secret? Your recipe was the first I found that mentioned a”gluten free”bread cycle… it never occurred to me.

    Anyways, i highly recommend this to anyone !!

    • Reply
      Admin October 17, 2018 at 7:13 am

      Great and thanks!

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