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Cheese & Onion Bread - *Gluten free, Nut Free, *Dairy Free Option

Cheese Onion Bread

Cheese & Onion Bread

*Gluten free, Nut Free, *Dairy Free Option

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 100g (1 cup) Besan Flour (Or milled dried whole chickpeas)
  • 100g (1 cup) Sorghum Flour
  • 50g (½ cup) Tapioca Flour
  • 200g (¾ cup) Cold Water
  • 10g (2 tsp) Coconut Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Gelatine
  • 1 Sachet (or 2 tsp.) Dried Yeast
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 60ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp. Dried Onion
  • 1 heaped tbsp. Dried Herbs (such as parsley, chives, oregano etc.)
  • ¼ cup Dry Grated Parmesan Cheese (optional – omit for dairy free option)
  • 2 tsp. Sesame Seeds for top (optional)

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 190C (Fan forced 180C)
  2. Place the gelatine, coconut sugar and salt into small saucepan containing the 200ml water and stand for 2 mins.
  3. Transfer to stove and heat mixture gently (about a minute) and then add the yeast and stir. Stand 10 minutes
  4. Transfer yeast mixture to a large bowl and sift in your flours. Add egg and oil then beat with electric beater until you have a nice thick batter. Using a rubber spatula fold in the herbs, dried onion and parmesan cheese (if using.)
  5. Transfer your batter to a well-greased/ lined loaf tin. (If you are adding the cheese, I would recommend lining your tin with baking paper.) Sprinkle top with sesame seeds Stand for 10-15 minutes in a warm place.
  6. Bake in a conventional oven on 180 degrees for 50 – 60 minutes, or fan forced for 40 – 50 minutes.

 

TM Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 190C (Fan forced 180C)
  2. If you are using Chick Peas, place them in TM and mill 1 minute/Speed 9. Set aside in bowl with the other flours.
  3. Add water, sugar and salt to bowl and sprinkle gelatine over top. Mix 1 min / Speed 2.
  4. Add yeast and process 37C / 2 mins / Speed 1
  5. Add egg, oil, flour mix, herbs, dried onion and parmesan cheese (if using) and process 15 sec / Speed 5
  6. Transfer your batter to a well-greased/ lined loaf tin. (If you are adding the cheese, I would recommend lining your tin with baking paper.) Sprinkle top with sesame seeds Stand for 10-15 minutes in a warm place.
  7. Bake in a conventional oven on 180 degrees for 50 – 60 minutes, or fan forced for 40 – 50 minutes.