Gluten-Free Potato Bread

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Potato bread has a rich taste and texture that is often missing from most gluten-free breads. If you need to adhere to a gluten-free lifestyle due to Celiac or a gluten sensitivity, consider giving this recipe a try to add some delicious sandwich bread back into your diet.

Gluten-Free Potato Bread Recipe

This recipe uses the starchy water saved from boiling potatoes at its base, which gives it its wonderful texture.


  • 2 cups water saved from boiled potatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups white rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sweet rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • 1/2 cup potato starch flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon quick-rise yeast
  • 1/2 cup potato flakes
  • 1/2 cup dry milk powder
  • 3 teaspoons xanthan gum
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten


  1. Add 1/8 cup of the potato water with a pinch of sugar to the yeast.
  2. Set aside for 10 minutes until foamy.
  3. Combine the flours, salt, gelatin, potato flakes, xanthan gum and remaining sugar. Whisk well to combine.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and whisk well.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing thoroughly.
  6. Add the yeast mixture to the dough.
  7. Pour the dough into a buttered bread pan and leave to rise in a warm spot for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Bake at 375 for 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  9. Allow to cool completely before turning out of the bread pan.

Enjoy Good Bread

Having a good sandwich bread recipe can help you forget you're eating gluten-free. Try this potato bread recipe the next time you get the craving for some thick, soft bread.

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