Gluten-Free Fruit And Nut Honey Bread

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This gluten-free bread is a classic honey bread made with walnuts and cranberries. The earthy, rich bread is made without yeast, only seven ingredients, and takes about five minutes to whip up.

Call me old-fashioned, but I find baking therapeutic. The aroma of freshly baked bread spreading out through the house makes everything better, especially when the honey bread tastes this good!


gluten-free honey bread


This gluten-free breakfast bread is rich in flavour from zesty dried cranberries and earthy walnuts and is lightly sweetened with honey. Just slice, lightly butter and enjoy.


cranberry walnut honey bread, gluten free


Having gluten-free fruit and nut honey bread makes for a nice change from muffins for breakfast. The bread is packed with healthy walnuts and zesty cranberries. And it has plenty of protein and fiber. If you don’t want to use cranberries and walnuts, feel free to add in your mixings. You can add up to two cups of your favourite nuts and dried fruit.




Do dried cranberries have health benefits?

Dried cranberries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins as per NDTV. Always try to get organically dried cranberries, they can provide you fiber, Vitamins B, C, E and K.”.

Commercially packed cranberries are ladened with sugar, and I would avoid them if possible. Cranberries are also excellent as a preventive natural source of urinary tract infection.


gluten free honey bread


Why a slice of honey bread for breakfast?

Starting your day with an earthy, delicious slice of honey bread will keep you energized and satisfied for hours. The protein and fiber that this bread contains are a good way to keep our bodies healthy. Using only honey as a sweetener, this gluten-free bread is more nutritious than traditional sweet muffins.

However, don’t think that this fruit and nut honey bread is only for breakfast. This bread is super tasty when used for dipping in balsamic vinegar and olive oil. YUM!

I also like to serve it with cheese or as a side to green salads, especially our healthy rainbow salad with tamari honey vinaigrette.


cranberry walnut honey bread, gluten free


I hope you will try this honey bread recipe. It is super tasty and easy to make with some health benefits. The bread is not too sweet and has an excellent texture.

Most gluten-free bread is best when eaten fresh on the same day. This gluten-free honey bread will be just as delicious the next day. Enjoy!

If you like this bread, you will enjoy our gluten-free blue cheese pistachio soda bread.

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  • 2 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend with xanthan gum, I used this GF flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup liquid honey
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
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  • Preheat oven to 385 F
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt
  • Stir in buttermilk and honey, and mix until just combined. Do not over mix, or the bread will become dense. Fold in walnuts and cranberries
  • Line your working surface with parchment paper and lightly dust it with flour. Transfer the dough onto the paper and dust with more flour. The dough will be sticky. Using your hands, form the dough into a loaf and, using parchment paper, transfer the loaf onto a baking sheet. Using a sharp knife, slice the top 3 to 4 times
  • Bake for 32 - 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center, comes out clean
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