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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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It seems like using a bread machine is a good idea. I have started shopping and would appreciate any advice. Just looked at the Breadman Ultimate -- any thoughts. Thank you.

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There are several posts on this one with good information. One thing I would suggest is that you get a machine with a small, upright loaf pan instead of a larger horizontal one. I find that the breads in my machine are great the first day or so but are no better than the storebought by day three. It works better to mix enough of the dry ingredients except the yeast for several loafs then every other day or so I can add the wet ingredients to the machine, add the correct amount of my mix, put the yeast on top, and turn it on. Since I mill mine fresh, I keep the mix in the fridge.

Laurie posted a great recipe on one of the other posts. I'll paste it here for convenience. Works great with the plan above.

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gluten-free Bread

I have a Welbilt too; it works great every time. Even though it makes a 1.5 lb loaf, when I make gluten-free bread, I only make a 1 lb loaf. I think the smaller loaf works better because gluten-free breads do not rise like conventional breads. Here is the recipe I use (adapted from another recipe I found on a different website):

2 cups gluten-free flour (I use B. Hagman's - 2 parts brown rice flour, 2/3 part potato starch, 1/3 part tapioca flour)

1/3 cup ground flax seed

3 Tbs Sugar

2 tsp Xanthan gum

1 tsp salt

1.5 tsp yeast

2 Tbs Oil

2 Eggs

1 cup gluten-free buttermilk

This bread turns out great every time. It is great for grilled cheese sandwiches. My daughter loves it.

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