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Gluten-free Sweet Apple Bread (Dairy Free)


based on recipe from "The Gluten-free Gourmet Bakes Bread, Bette Hagman

Gluten, dairy (except for eggs), yeast-free bread


Dry Ingredients (mix in bowl and put aside)

160 ml2/3 cup garbanzo bean flour
160 ml2/3 cup tapioca flour (or 1/3c. tapioca & 1/3c. teff flours)
160 ml2/3 cup corn starch
5 ml1 t. Xanthan gum
10 ml2 t. baking powder
5 ml1 t. baking soda
1/2 sugar (may be brown or organic sugar)
2 ml1/2 t. salt

Wet Ingredients

2 eggs
120 ml1/2 cup jelly (any fruit jelly will work)
4 Tbs. olive oil
350 ml1 1/2 cups chopped apple
120 ml1/2 cup almonds (optional)
350 ml1 1/2cup water


Mix wet ingredients thoroughly in mixer bowl. Add only 1 cup water at this time. Add dry ingredients a little at a time. If batter is too thick gradually add the remaining 1/2cup water. Batter should be the consistency of a thick cake batter.

Mix on high speed (or 12 min. in bread machine) for 31/2 min.
Grease and flour standard loaf pan with rice flour.
Bake at 375 degrees in oven for 40 minutes or until loaf is done in the middle.

Remove from pan when done and let cool on rack.

*For bread machine set for quick rise. This setting mixes the bread thoroughly for 16 minutes, rests for 15 minutes then bakes for 45 minutes. To avoid have large holes in the finished bread, carefully remove the beaters from the pan with tongs when mixing is complete.


This is a moist bread. If it seems too sweet the sugar may be omitted.