Gluten Free Steamed Apricot Bread

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

For those that can't eat wheat, this is a nice alternative.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, rice flour, amaranth flour and baking soda.
  2. Grind the almonds to a fine powder in a blender.
  3. Gradually add enough water to bring the level up to 1 cup.
  4. With the machine running, add the molasses or honey and almond extract.
  5. Add the apricots and process with a few on/off turns to chop them; do not puree.
  6. Pour the liquid mixture into the flour bowl.
  7. Stir to mix.
  8. Turn out into an oiled 1 qt.
  9. mold or 1 lb can.
  10. Cover with a square of wax paper or foil (shiny side down); tie wax paper securely with a piece of string.
  11. Place the mold on a wire rack in a Dutch oven or large stockpot.
  12. Add enough boiling water to the pot to come halfway up the sides of the mold.
  13. Cover the pot tightly, and steam the bread over.
  14. med-low heat for 2 hours.
  15. Do not remove the cover during the cooking time.
  16. Remove the mold from the pot.
  17. Cool the bread in the mold for 15 min, then.
  18. turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  19. For best results, slice with a serrated knife.


Most Helpful

This is NOT a gluten-free recipe. Wheat-free and gluten-free are not the same thing. People with gluten intolerance can't eat oats, barley, or rye either; it isn't just about wheat.

bacongirl August 06, 2008

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