Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread

Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread. Hello friends. 

So do you fancy baking some Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Bread? Free from gluten, soya, wheat and nuts. Suitable for vegetarians. 

Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread

How To Make Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread:


1 orange, rind and juice
150g mixed dried fruit and peel
2 eggs whites (or 25g FREEE by Doves Farm Gluten Free Organic Chickpea Flour + 100ml water
50g butter, melted (or 4 tbsp coconut oil)
3 tbsp honey
pinch salt
275ml water
350g FREEE by Doves Farm Gluten Free White Bread Flour
2 tsp Doves Farm Quick Yeast
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch nutmeg



15cm/6” deep round cake tin


220˚C, Fan 200˚C, 425˚F, Gas 7

Cook Time:

55-60 minutes

Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread

Christmas Fruit Bread Method:

  1. Firstly, grate the orange rind into a bowl, add the juice, dried fruit and peel and stir to combine. Cover and leave to stand for at least 2 hours.
  2. Line the base of a 15cm/6” deep round cake tin with parchment. Line the sides with a double layer, twice the height of the tin. Check the lined cake tin will fit into your oven and pre-heat the oven.
  3. Put the egg whites (or chickpea flour + water), melted butter (or oil), honey, salt, and water into a jug and whisk them together.
  4. Measure the flour and yeast into a large mixing bowl, sieve in the cinnamon and nutmeg and stir to combine.
  5. Add the prepared egg liquid mixing to a smooth, thick batter.
  6. Stir in the prepared fruit.
  7. Tip the dough into the prepared tin and smooth the top.
  8. Cover loosely with parchment and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size (60/90 minutes).
  9. Bake loosely covered with the parchment for 55-60 minutes.
  10. Last but not least, cool on a wire rack.

So what do you think of this Gluten-Free Christmas Fruit Bread recipe? Fancy making some?

Updated post. First published here: Sunday, December 16, 2018. Recipe and image courtesy of Freee By Doves Farm. Flour image credits: kaboompics via Pixabay | Egg credits: Pezibear via Pixabay.

So do you fancy baking some Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Bread? Free from gluten, soya, wheat and nuts. Suitable for vegetarians.

Is bread fruit gluten-free? this one is if you use the ingredients in the recipe.

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  1. my grandmother used to make bread like this great way and so tasty but do not think hers was gluten free
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