Grain free baking: Almond Flax Bread
I came across this recipe on Pinterest (luckily I did not get sucked into the vortex that is Pinterest for hours on end!), and decided to give it a try. You can find the original recipe on Healy Eats Real.
I’m always a bit nervous with alternative bread recipes because we’ve been so conditioned with what ‘bread’ tastes like that I’m sometimes left disappointed. This recipe also calls for a cup and a half of almond flour (which is so expensive that that in itself would be enough to stop me in my tracks!) so I was a bit reluctant but decided to try anyway. I’m glad I did actually, because it turned out great. The texture is as expected, but with flax seeds added as well as flax meal, there’s a slight crunch and an added deeper flavour that works really well.
(I made this very early in the morning so it was dark – the pics may not be that great!!)
Recipe for Almond Flax Bread
Yield: 1 loaf
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 35-45 minutes
What you need
1 1/2 cups almond flour
1/4 cup flaxmeal
1 tbsp whole flax seeds
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 eggs beaten
2 tsp honey, optional
1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
What you need to do
1. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Grease your pan.
2. Mix dry ingredients together.
4. Pour mixture into a greased loaf pan.
6. Allow to cool, slice and serve! You can also put some slices, wrapped thoroughly, into the freezer for later use.
Thanks again to Healy Eats Real for this fab recipe!