I have had a couple of people ask about the recipe for the coconut flour bread that I am eating these days so I thought I would post it today. I originally found the recipe at Life As A Plate. I just found this blog not long ago and I am ever so glad that I did! I have made several changes though and thought I would show you what I do. Actually, my daughter usually makes this for me ;) I think I’ve only made it once.
I didn’t change much from the original recipe but I needed it to be dairy free. I used to use real organic butter in the bread before I realized I needed to cut out dairy. It was SUPER yummy with real butter! Now, I am using Earth Balance dairy free/soy free butter. It’s good that way too. Anyway, here is the recipe my daughter makes for me:
3/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup flax meal
2 Tbs. arrowroot
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. onion powder
1/8 cup sesame seeds (I leave these out due to tummy)
7 eggs (you can get away with only 6 eggs)
1/4 cup melted butter or coconut oil (original recipe calls for 1/2 c.)
2 Tbs. full fat coconut milk (original recipe calls for sour cream)
Combine dry ingredients except 1 Tbs. sesame seeds if using.
Combine eggs and coconut milk (or sour cream) and beat into dry mix~then add butter or coconut oil.
Pour into greased loaf pan and sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbs. sesame seeds if using. I use a small loaf pan~not a regular size but not mini loaf either~not sure what size mine is exactly because I’ve never measured it :)
Bake @ 325 for 40 minutes. I always cover mine with foil after the first 15 minutes to keep top from burning but your oven may be different than mine.
Let cool in pan for a bit then take out of pan and cool the rest of the way on cooling rack. Slice and enjoy! A BIG thank you to Life As A Plate~this bread has changed my life! :)
Okay, now I have a small confession to make. I ‘cheated’ on my ‘diet’ last night! I ate a couple of things I wasn’t supposed to! Cereal has always been one of my favorite foods and when I’m tired and don’t feel like making anything else, I WANT CEREAL!! Why am I telling you this? Because I don’t want people to think that I have it all together and I never cheat!! I am not always the best at doing what I’m told to do to better my health ;) I WANT to stick to the ‘diet’ that has been prescribed for me, but sometimes, I’m weak and cave. Any tips you may have would be greatly appreciated! :)
Hope you enjoy the bread recipe and have a great weekend!