Gluten-Free Hearty Country Flax Bread

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A good rustic bread has a chewy but soft interior crumb and a hearty crust. Classic recipes contain as few as four ingredients—flour, water, yeast, and salt. We wanted to keep the ingredient list for our gluten-free version to a minimum, too.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

SERVESMakes 1 loaf

TIME2 hours, plus 2 hours rising and 2 hours cooling

Gluten-Free Hearty Country Flax Bread
The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Protein content is especially important when making any rustic bread because these loaves are baked free-form rather than in a loaf pan. All that protein gives the dough enough structure to rise up (rather than just out). We knew our gluten...

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