gluten free fruity cinnamon bread

Its Tuesday so it must be The Great British Bake off ! Now tonights theme is Sweet dough which is a tough one for me. As well as being intolerant to gluten I also can’t tolerate Yeast. This makes dough making tricky.

I decided to have a play around with the batter bread recipe on my blog and make a sweet version without using sugar. I just add a little honey.

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Firstly I put 8 oz of Gluten free SR flour in a bowl with 1 tsp of cinnamon, 1 grated eating apple and 4 oz of sultanas that I had soaked in tea earlier. I also added a tsp of Gf baking fix from Isabel’s naturally free from. This gives an airy texture. ( made from cassava starch)

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To this I added 3 whisked eggs and a 7 fl oz mix of melted coconut oil ( I used Lucy bee coconut oil ) and milk about half and half.

I mixed together the sweet batter with a whisk.

Poured half the batter into a greased baking tray and drizzled a mix of honey and cinnamon and mixed spice all over. Then I spread the rest of the batter on top and added more of the honey spice mix ( 2tsp honey 1/2 tsp cinnamon and a sprinkle of mixed spice) you can play around with this mix and add what you like.

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This is baked in a pre heated oven 200 c for 15 mins

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Once of the wire rack, drizzle on any extra honey and cinnamon that is left.

Delicious warm straight out of the oven or cooled with unsalted butter and a little extra honey or jam.

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It has a lovely bouncy , light texture. The sultanas add a slight sweetness but this is not an overly sweet bread. You could add a little sugar to the batter mix but I think it is unnecessary.

I think I would add more sultanas next time and possibly a little more cinnamon.

Happy inventing!

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