Gluten-Free Baguettes
Transport yourself to Paris and enjoy the taste and texture of a perfect baguette again. Or use them to make great sub sandwich or hoagie rolls! These baguettes are easy to make and taste oh so great!
Average Rating:
5 / 5, 4 votes

Servings: 3
Prep Time: 3 Hours 30 Minutes Minutes
Bake/Cook Time: 40 Minute Minutes

Ingredients:

1 3/4  Cup 2 TBSP (260 g)

Steve’s GF Bread Flour Blend

1 Cup 5 TBSP

Water

1 TBSP

Vegetable Shortening

7 g (1 Packet)

Instant Fast Acting Yeast

Directions:

For the Starter:

  1. Mix half the Steve’s GF Bread Flour Blend (130 g) with 3/4 of yeast.
  2. Add a cup of water and mix, using the paddle of an electric stand mixer, until smooth.
  3. Cover the bowl and place it the mixture in a warm area to proof for 1-2 hours.

For the Dough:

  1. Once the dough is proofed, add the remainder of the ingredients. Mix them using a dough hook.
  2. When the dough is smooth, remove the dough and divide it into 3 equal balls.
  3. Take each ball, flatten it, then roll it into the shape of a baguette.
  4. Place the dough on a cookie sheet and cover with a damp cloth to proof for 30-45 minutes. Begin preheating the oven to 450F.
  5. When the baguettes have doubled to tripled in size uncover them and place the baguettes in the oven for about 40 minutes or until they’re golden brown.

Reviews


Reviewed on 8/14/2017 by Ann
Wondering about coating with butter and garlic before baking for a crusty garlic bread?

Reviewed on 3/1/2019 by elynne
I believe this recipe should read: 1 3/4 c. of flour. That amount equals the given gram weight.

Reviewed on 7/27/2020 by Pam
Thank you Elynne! I knew something was wrong when the recipe said it makes 3 baguettes. Less than 1 cup of flour was going to make 3? I didn't think so. You are correct about the amount. Hopefully, the recipe will be corrected so others don't have a problem.

Reviewed on 12/26/2020 by Michele
Tastes just like an authentic French baguette! Yum! Easy to make! The one change I made was to place a cast iron skillet in the bottom rack of the oven during pre-heating. Then, when you put the baguettes in the 450F oven to bake, add about 1" of boiling hot water to the skillet and quickly close the oven door. The steam will create that hard crusty exterior. (Wear an oven mitt when you add the water, because the instant steam can burn your hand.) Once the baguettes have cooled COMPLETELY, store them in paper sacks, and slice them on the diagonal.

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