Gluten Free Maple Walnut Bread

[fa icon="calendar"] Dec 11, 2014 10:00:42 AM / by Stephanie Ramirez

This dish is so delicious, you’ll never miss the gluten! The warm flavor of cinnamon combines with the richness of maple and the crunch of walnuts for a loaf that is perfect for a hearty breakfast or anytime snack. Everyone is sure to enjoy this recipe, though your gluten-free family members will be extra thankful you thought of them!

2 ¼ cups gluten free flour blend (such as King Arthur)

2/3 cup tapioca flour

2/3 cup potato starch

1 tablespoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 ½ teaspoons xanthan gum

1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup pure maple syrup from Canada

1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature

2 large eggs

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

¾ cup chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl combine flours, starch, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum, cinnamon and salt .

Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until butter turns a nut brown color. Remove from heat. Set aside.

In a large bowl combine maple syrup, buttermilk and eggs. Stir in browned butter. Add wet ingredients to the dry. Stir until just combined. Stir in walnuts.

Turn into a well-greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, until risen and a toothpick in the middle comes out clean.

Makes 1 loaf.

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