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Gluten Free Customizable Quinoa Bread Recipe

Since quinoa flour is high in protein, it helps to give structure to gluten-free breads and helps them rise a bit more. It also has a lovely taste when toasted – it becomes very nutty and fragrant. Of course, that is completely optional. I find that even when untreated, quinoa flour is simply delicious.

This is an easy bread to make and customize to the seasons! You can swap the mashed fruit for any fruit puree – pumpkin, banana, apple butter, pear butter, etc., to make it work best for the season you’re in. And feel free to change the add-ins as well!

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Gluten Free Customizable Quinoa Bread Recipe

This is an easy bread to make and you can swap the fruit to make it work best for the season you’re in.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 Loaf
Calories: 2034kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling or fruit puree of choice
  • ¼ cup almond milk plus 1-2 tablespoons more if needed
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup quinoa flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips or add-ins of choice optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x4-inch loaf pan with parchment paper and then spray the paper with gluten-free nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the pumpkin puree, ¼ cup almond milk, the coconut oil, egg, and vanilla until smooth. Add the sugar and beat until combined.
  • Add the flours, baking powder, baking soda, and spices, and stir together until well incorporated. If the mixture seems too dry, stir in 1-2 tablespoons more milk, as needed. Fold in the add-ins, if using.
  • Transfer the dough to the prepared pan. Sprinkle with a little extra sugar and cinnamon. Bake on the center rack for 55-65 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Slice and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Customizable Quinoa Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2034 Calories from Fat 801
% Daily Value*
Fat 89g137%
Saturated Fat 58g290%
Cholesterol 169mg56%
Sodium 1832mg76%
Potassium 1681mg48%
Carbohydrates 289g96%
Fiber 31g124%
Sugar 115g128%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 38365IU767%
Vitamin C 10.3mg12%
Calcium 601mg60%
Iron 17.4mg97%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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