Garlic Cheese Monkey Bread – Gluten Free

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Warm, doughy, cheesy and garlicky. The ultimate gluten-free garlic cheese bread made from scratch. You will love it I promise! The best part is that it is simple to make. This delicious gluten-free garlic cheese monkey bread is a favourite at our house when I serve it with spaghetti. Or you can enjoy it as a snack with your favourite dip, making this recipe a huge hit during football season!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups GF flour blend
  • 1 packet GF quick rise instant yeast (must be quick rise instant)
  • 1 Tbsp. GF baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Xanthan gum (if your flour blend does not include xanthan gum use 2 1/2 tsp.)
  • 1 tsp. Pure sea salt
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water (not hot or cold)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 Tbsp. Melted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. GF ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. GF dried basil or thyme
  • Instructions

  • Butter and dust with GF flour a 9-inch bundt pan
  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, yeast, baking powder xanthan gum and salt
  • In a small bowl mix water, olive oil, maple syrup apple cider vinegar and eggs
  • Using an electric mixer at medium speed, slowly add wet mixture to dry ingredients until a dough forms. Scraping sides as needed. About a minute.The dough will be sticky
  • Using a large ice cream scoop, scoop 8 heaping full scoops of dough and place in the prepared bundt pan. Leaving about 1/4-inch space in between each scoop
  • Mix melted butter, garlic and black pepper and evenly pour over the dough. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and let rise at room temperature for 2 hours. or place in the fridge overnight. Bring to room temperature before baking
  • Mix cheddar and parmesan cheese with basil and sprinkle over the dough
  • Bake at 375 F for 25 - 30 minutes until the top is golden brown
  • Remove from the oven and cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Using a knife loosen the edges and remove the bread. Serve as is or with your favourite dipping sauce
  • Note: the bread is best when eaten the same day. For leftovers reheat in the oven at 375 for 7 minutes


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