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Gluten Free Festive Fruit Bread

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This gluten-free yeast bread contains no milk products, is simple to make and can be enjoyed by those who need to avoid gluten and milk in their food.
Yield 1 (9×5-inch) loaf



Wet Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups water (120-130°F)
  • 3 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups white rice flour
  • 1/2 cup potato starch
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon xanthan gum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast
  • 1 (6 or 7 oz) package dried fruit, finely chopped


  • Prepare pan: Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  • In a stand mixer bowl, add all wet ingredients and mix well with paddle attachment.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients, except dried fruit, until thoroughly combined.
  • With mixer on low speed, gradually add the dry mixture to the wet mixture; mix until well blended. On medium speed, beat about 10 minutes. With mixer on low, blend dried fruit until thoroughly dispersed. Pour batter into pan. Cover; allow to rise approximately 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake for 45 to 60 minutes; use a toothpick to test for doneness. When baking is complete, remove pan from oven and wait for 10 minutes before removing bread from pan. Cool on wire rack before slicing.


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Review & Comments

CharlieAnn | Reply

What could I replace the eggs with. Egg allergy.

Red Star Yeast | Reply

Hi CharlieAnn,
What do you typically use for egg substitutes in baked goods? You can replace the eggs with ground flax seed. Combine 1 Tablespoon of ground flax seed with 3 Tablespoons of water to replace one large egg.
Happy baking!

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