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Gluten Free Corn Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenny Casburn
Added: Saturday, October 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup brown rice flour, additional for dusting
1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 cups warm water
1 cup corn flour
1/2 cup corn starch
2 teaspoons xanthan gum
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1/2 cup of the rice flour, yeast, sugar, and 1/2 cup warm water in a 2 cup measure, stir to combine. Let rest in a warm place until double in volume, about 10 minutes. Combine remaining 1/2 cup rice flour, corn flour, corn starch, xanthan gum, and salt in a large bowl, mix to blend. Beat eggs lightly, set aside 1 tablespoon for brushing tops of bread. Add remaining 1 cup warm water and the corn oil to beaten eggs. Using a wooden spoon, stir egg and yeast mixtures into flour and beat utnil smooth. Using a rubber spatula, spread soft dough onto parchment paper, heaping it up slightly in the center. Cover with greased plastic wrap and let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Preheat oven to 425 Brush beaten eggs over loaves and dust lightly with rice flour. Using a knife, and an up and down motion as opposed to a dragging motion, cut a diamond grid pattern into top of dough. Bake for 20 minutes, until well browned. Makes two 8" diameter, 11 ounce loaves, or one 9" square baking pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about 1 1/2 hours including rise time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*brewers yeast has gluten in it, hopefully you wouldn't want to put that in bread anyway, but if you're new to buying yeast be careful not to buy brewers yeast.

 

 

 

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