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Bread For Stratta

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My family alwasy makes stratta for christmas breakfast. It is a casserole with eggs and peppers and sausage which has slices of white bread on the bottom of the dish. This is my first christmas gluten free and we want to make the stratta with gluten free bread. The stratta sets in the fridge overnight with the bread on the bottom and all the wet ingredients over it, so I was wondering

1: is any gluten free bread going to work and stand up to being soaked in the egg mixture overnight

and also

2: what a good brand is to buy or a mix to put in the bread machine;

I have not experimented with many different breads and don't have the time to make 10 different strattas over the next week.

Any help would be great

Thanks!

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The only gluten-free breads I would be sure to avoid are the Food For Life brands--they are horrible. They're dry, heavy, mealy, and they crumble at a touch.

Here is an easy recipe for a challah-type loaf, adapted from Robyn Ryberg's Gluten-Free Kitchen. It's not the highest-rising bread I've ever seen, but it sure beats any pre-made store-bought loaves! It really does rise a lot better in a glass loaf pan than in a metal one, I don't know why.

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I would try Ener-G Foods Light Tapioca Bread. I've used it in other recipes and I think it would stand up just fine in a strata.

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I have had good luck with Whole Foods Gluten Free Bakehouse Sandwich Bread.

I don't use it a lot but I made bread pudding with it last year and it came out fabulous.

I also use it to make french toast and grilled cheese when my nieces come to visit, it really holds up well with these dishes when other breads have crumbled and fallen apart on me.

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The only gluten-free breads I would be sure to avoid are the Food For Life brands--they are horrible. They're dry, heavy, mealy, and they crumble at a touch.

Here is an easy recipe for a challah-type loaf, adapted from Robyn Ryberg's Gluten-Free Kitchen. It's not the highest-rising bread I've ever seen, but it sure beats any pre-made store-bought loaves! It really does rise a lot better in a glass loaf pan than in a metal one, I don't know why.

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