I recently found brown bread flour from Doves Farm. I use their flours in most of my gluten free baking. The quality is always excellent.
To make gluten free brown bread, it requires a mix of a few different flour types with lots of trials so to find one that’s been created, tested and is successful is such a joy! It’s great they have taken all the hard work out of trial and error with different flour blends and found the perfect combination!
You can find the complete Freee range from Dove’s Farm here: https://www.dovesfarm.co.uk/
The first time I made this recipe, I followed it to the letter and it resulted in a totally delicious and authentic brown bread. Such happiness ensued I can’t tell you! After that, I started to add my own twists and each loaf has been perfect.
I don’t claim this recipe to be in any way mine. It’s been doing the rounds for absolutely years and everyone has their version and their method. I found this one works for me. It does bake differently sometimes depending on what I add.
A friend gave me this recipe from I think a Weight Watchers book. It looks and tastes very like brown bread but uses no sugar, no flour, no oil or buttermilk … so it’s a healthier way to enjoy what seems like brown bread.
This Brown Bread recipe was a change from the one I usually make and it has me converted. It slices so beautifully, holds it shape and tastes totally delicious! The recipe makes a 2lb loaf tin and sliced so well, it was a total pleasure to serve and not an ounce of waste. It got rave reviews from the brown bread lovers too!
It makes quite a sloppy mixture but the wonderful thing is there is very little work, no kneading or proving and no machinery needed. Just a wooden spoon 🙂 I’m told on good authority this is the recipe used at Ariel House for their breakfast bread!