Gluten Free Soughdough Bread How to Make It

Easy Gluten-Free Sough Dough Bread

If you want to enjoy gluten-free sough-dough bread you are in the right place. On this page, we show you where to buy the best quality coeliac friendly soughdough bread and give you several great recipes, so you can make delicious loaves at home.

We are strongly aware of the fact that gluten-free bread has a tendency to fall apart easily. This is not surprising given the fact that it is gluten that is the main glue in this foodstuff. However, some brands are better than others, so we have tried to feature those that have a reputation for staying whole rather than crumbling.

If you have the time to make your own we would strongly suggest that you give doing so a go. This opens up the option for you to experiment and find the best combination of gluten-free flours, and use them. You can find out more about flour substitutes on our main gluten-free page.

Where to buy gluten-free sough dough bread

By far the easiest way to find, and buy, celiac friendly sough dough bread products is to go online.

Here are some links to some excellent gluten-free sough dough bread and pastries that are sold via Amazon. It tastes fantastic. If you fancy making your own, there are some great recipe books on the list too.

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As you can see from the reviews this product is highly recommended and we have tried it and liked it very much. We encourage you to try at least one loaf, but if you are on a tight budget why not try one of our gluten-intolerant soughdough recipes, below.

Making them takes a little time, but doing so really is worth the effort and will over the course of a year save you hundreds of dollars.

There are some great gluten-friendly sough dough recipes out there. We have taken two of our favorites and adapted them slightly.

Below the recipes, is a link to a great gluten-free cookbook, which contains several other fantastic gluten-free bread recipes.

Great gluten-free bread recipes

No-knead gluten-free soughdough 

This looks like this recipe will be quite complex. However, in reality, it is far easier than you think. The whole process takes no longer than it would be to make ordinary sourdough bread.


1 cup of water
3/4 cup of Ricotta
1/4 cup of honey
1tbsp cider vinegar
1/4 cup of vegetable oil
3 eggs – pre-beaten is best
3/4 gluten-free sourdough starter
2 cups of rice flour
2/3 cup of potato starch
1/3 cup of fine tapioca flour
1/2 cup of dry milk
31/2 tsp of xanthan gum
11/2 tsp of salt

Gluten-free sough dough loaf cooking method

Start by combining the wet ingredients in a large bowl. Make sure that the ingredients are at room temperature. It is very important to combine the ingredients thoroughly. Now combine the dry ingredients and slowly incorporate them into the wet mix. This will take at least 20 minutes to do by hand. It all has to be thoroughly mixed for the recipe to work.

When it is ready to pour the resulting batter into a well-greased 9×5 loaf tin. Put it into a pre-heated 375F for around 60 minutes. Use a skewer to check it is finished. If the skewer comes out clean the loaf is done.

You should leave it to stand in the tin for about 10 minutes then turn it out onto a rack to finish cooling. Only attempt to slice this loaf when it is completely cooled.

Srsly’s Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread

This is our 2nd recipe, it is copied directly from the Fearless Dining website. A fantastic place to find great gluten-free recipes and find restaurants you can safely eat out in your area.

Visit this page to get the full recipe and learn how to make a fail-safe gluten-free sourdough starter. If you already have a good starter, just use the recipe below to make this great bread:

gluten free soughdough breadIngredients
½ c millet flour
½ c sorghum flour
½ c arrowroot starch
½ c white rice flour
1½ tsp Kosher salt
2 tsp xantham gum
½ c sourdough starter
enough water to make a nice elastic dough that does not stick to the work surface
Put dry ingredients into a bowl and whisk together.
Add water and sourdough starter.
You want a dough that is wet like pancake batter.
Let the dough rise for 12-24 hours at room temperature. Don’t forget to put aside some of your sough dough starters, to be used next time you want to make bread.
Put in a greased loaf pan and bake at 350-400 for one hour.


Gluten-free bread cookbooks

The gluten-free cookbooks below contain some wonderful gluten friendly bread recipes.

This is our favorite gluten-free cookbook. It is really well researched and the recipes are clearly tried and tested, we really cannot recommend this book highly enough.

If you just want gluten-free sough-dough recipes this book is our top pick:

A more comprehensive option is the book below. It is a bit more expensive, but you get more recipes and a nice looking book for your bookshelf:

If you are planning to make sough dough bread at home the tips below will be invaluable.

Tips for making gluten-free sough-dough bread

Making sough dough takes a bit of getting used to. You need to make or buy a good culture, and making a gluten-free sough-dough culture at home is tricky, to say the least. This page tackles that issue and answers many of the other questions people have about cooking with gluten-free flour and making good quality gluten-free fermented bread.

It is an amazing source of well-researched and high-quality information. So, please click the link and share that page with your friends and family. This website is a great place to find out more about making and eating cultured and fermented foods. Recent research shows that improving the balance of bacteria in your gut is an important step in reducing the negative impact that food intolerances have on your life. Please visit this website and bookmark it, it really is an invaluable resource.