Wholesome Gluten-Free Baking: Gluten-Free and Flour-Free Banana Muffins

For too lengthy, gluten-free baking has been missing in taste, fiber and vitamin as most recipes are dependent upon gums, starches and refined flours. This technique of baking, in distinction, makes use of presoaked complete grains and is an excellent different because it produced baked items which have nice texture, taste and dietary high quality. It’s also a lot less expensive to arrange than gluten-free mixes and conventional gluten-free recipes. This has the added bonus of constructing healthful gluten-free recipes reasonably priced and interesting to the entire household. (No extra making the gluten-intolerant member of the family eat in a different way from the remaining!).

I normally refer to those recipes as “blender recipes” as a result of the entire grains are soaked for a time frame to permit for the breakdown of enzyme inhibitors and to extend dietary worth, after which are processed in a blender to be used in a pancake, muffin, cake or cookie recipe. The feel of baked items comprised of blended soaked grains is superior to these made with gluten-free flours and is far more just like that of the white flour merchandise we’re accustomed to. They’re extra nutritious and economical too! Gluten-free “blender” recipes are a few of my favorites and undoubtedly value the additional effort expended to set some grains to soak prematurely of baking time.

So here is a primary blender recipe for-

Gluten-free Flour-free Banana Muffins

1 1/Three cups brown rice

half cup complete millet

1/Three cup uncooked buckwheat

1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar


1 1/four cups water

2-Three ripe bananas

2 Tbsp. oil/butter

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Three+ Tbsp. honey*

1 tsp. apple cider vinegar

1/four cup floor flax

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. nutmeg

Three/four tsp. sea salt


2 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

Soak grains in a single day (or for at the very least eight hours) in loads of water plus the 1 Tbsp. vinegar. Drain after which add to blender with the elements in the precise column. When batter is kind of easy, gently mix in baking powder and soda (sift via a sieve and whisk in to keep away from lumps). Pour into oiled muffin cups. Bake at 400 levels for about 20 minutes. Makes about 1 half dozen muffins.

* or agave or maple syrup

Possibility: add 1 cup of raisins to muffin batter earlier than baking.

You should definitely oil your muffin cups nicely so that they launch simply. I want utilizing a baking stone (muffin prime type) because the clean-up is simplified.

These muffins maintain nicely and freeze nice!

From On a regular basis Gluten-Free by Kim Wilson

Kim Wilson has spent over 12 years working completely with complete meals to develop recipes that fulfill quite a lot of wants (for these simply starting to eat wholesome to critical raw-fooders to these with intensive meals allergy symptoms and well being circumstances like candida)- all in a tasty, pleasant and reasonably priced method. Her recipes are freed from animal merchandise, wheat, gluten, soy, dairy, eggs, yeast, sugar and different problematic meals


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