Gluten Free Bread Alternative – Gluten Free Flat-Bread

The quest for the perfect gluten free bread continues today with the weirdest bread I’ve ever heard of. The original recipe calls for just cream cheese and eggs. I added tiny bits of a couple of things, potato flour, baking powder and a bit of sugar, mostly because I have trust issues and cream cheese and eggs just seemed bound for failure. The result is a soft, almost cake-like, buttery flat-bread. Amazing plain, but would also be perfect if you like a sweeter bread for your sandwiches, I think it would be perfect for something salty like thinly sliced ham. (Although, last night I ate a piece wrapped around a scoop of ice cream.) This recipe only makes 8 smallish pieces, so if you have a big family like ours, or you want leftovers, you should probably double it.

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Gluten Free Flat-Bread

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Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs separated
  • 1/2 block cream cheese  (softened) – that’s 4oz of cream cheese
  • 1T sugar
  • 1T baking powder
  • 2T potato flour
  • 1 pinch salt

Directions:

  1. Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks.
  2. Add sugar and continue beating until peaks are stiff and shiny. Set aside.
  3. Beat egg yolks, cream cheese, baking powder and salt until smooth.
  4. Carefully fold in egg whites.
  5. Place 6-8 equal rounds on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350F for 7-10 minutes or until tops are golden brown.
  7. Let cool on tray completely before serving.

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9 thoughts on “Gluten Free Bread Alternative – Gluten Free Flat-Bread

  1. We are currently making a great gluten free Orange and Polenta cake as part of out gluten free diet plan. And we are always on the look out for further Gluten free snack ideas. So thanks for the above ideas.

  2. Wow I bet this flatbread would make an awesome base for a breakfast fruit pizza….

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  5. Oh, I think this would go great with a chana masala that I make :) Got it pinned and tweeted, thanks for linking up at Gluten Free Fridays!

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