Since beer provides both a yeasty aroma and taste sensation to non-yeast breads, Bard’s sorghum malt beer is ideal to use to create a tasty gluten-free bread loaf.
Along with gluten-free sorghum malt beer, we added grated white Cheddar cheese for bold flavor notes and richness as well as savory herbs to enhance the flavors further to create the perfect yeasty-tasting loaf to make croutons or toasted bread cubes for an especially pleasing gluten-free Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday stuffing. We also added a touch of honey for some added sweetness and moisture.
It is important to note how impressed we were with the performance of Cup4Cup Gluten-Free Flour. Honest and truly, it fully accomplished what we set it out to do. It performed fabulously in this recipe. And, it even made an especially satisfying holiday stuffing baked inside the bird! Of all the gluten-free home-baked breads that we tried this past holiday season, this recipe won hands down for stuffing. So much so, that you would only have to prepare this one bread for your stuffing croutons—which is so easy because this recipe is a quick bread and not a yeast bread! Bonus.
By using our foolproof recipe, you are assured success in your gluten-free kitchen. Your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner guests will rave and never know your stuffing was made gluten-free!
- 2½ cups (320 grams) Cup4Cup (C4C) Gluten-Free Flour, available at Williams-Sonoma
- 1 tablespoon (14.4 grams) baking powder, preferably aluminum-free
- 1½ teaspoons (10 grams) baking soda
- 1 teaspoon (7 grams) kosher salt
- 1½ teaspoons (1.2 grams) dried sage leaves
- ¾ teaspoon (1 gram) dried thyme leaves
- 1½ cups (12 ounces) Bard’s Sorghum Malt Beer, freshly opened
- 2 tablespoons (42 grams) honey
- 1 cup (4 ounces or 113 grams) finely grated white Cheddar cheese
- 2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for greasing loaf pan
Recipe Inspiration: Herbed Cheese-Beer Bread recipe by John Phillip Carroll from the book, Muffins & Quick Breads by Williams-Sonoma Kitchens Library.