Celiac.com 10/30/2014 - I have always been a fan of Steve Rice and his Authentic Foods line of gluten-free products. Recently I had the opportunity to try out his new Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend, and I must say that I'm very excited about this amazing new flour blend, and the many possibilities that if offers.

When Steve told me that he had been working for 20 years to perfect this mix, I knew that I was in for something very special, and my experiences with it were amazing.

In the past I have tried many products billed as all purpose gluten-free flour mixes, but none are quite like this one. The directions are straightforward, and I only needed my own yeast packet, sugar, egg, butter and oil to make the mix.

Authentic Foods Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend

I new something magical was happening at the point where you first begin to mix everything together...see below:

Mixing Authentic Foods Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend

I know that Steve recommends using a mixer, but I don't have one. However, after mixing and kneading it for only a few minutes by hand it came together with the look and feel of a real gluten bread dough...it was very easy to work with, and in a very short time it looked like this:

Raising: Authentic Foods Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend

I used the dough to make the outstanding pizza below, which had a spongy, delicate crust. When making it I found that I could easily pick up the dough and work with it to form the gluten-free pizza crust.

Pizza Using Authentic Foods Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend

My wife used the remaining dough to make a cake, which came out light and fluffy, and it held together extremely well:

Cake Using Authentic Foods Steve's Gluten-Free Bread Flour Blend

Be sure to give this great new product a try. I'm sure that you too will be blown away by how great it is, and how many things you will be able to make with it using Steve's many recipes offered on his Web site.

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