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Gluten Free Pumpkin Ginger Bread

(recipe, Katie Hickey)

Introduction

I think these would be great as cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. It has a fantastic texture for a gluten free bread- rises nice and high.

Ingredients

  1. Gluten-free non-stick cooking spray
  2. 1½ cups (6 ounces) white rice flour
  3. 1 cup (7 ounces) granulated sugar
  4. 1 cup (4 ounces) sorghum flour
  5. ½ cup (2 ounces) cornstarch
  6. 1 Tbsp. ground ginger
  7. 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  8. ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  9. 2 tsp. baking soda
  10. 1½ tsp. salt
  11. 1 tsp. xanthan gum
  12. 1 (15-ounce) can pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  13. 4 large eggs
  14. ¾ cup vegetable oil
  15. ½ cup molasses
  16. ¼ cup golden syrup or honey

Steps

  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a thirteen by-nine inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
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  3. Whisk together white rice flour, sorghum flour, cornstarch, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, salt, and xanthan gum in a large mixing bowl.Add pumpkin, eggs, oil, molasses, and golden syrup. Mix until ingredients are thoroughly combined and a smooth batter forms (use medium speed on a handheld mixer or medium-low speed on a stand mixer. If mixing by hand, use a balloon whisk and mix for two minutes). Scrape down sides and bottom of bowl once or twice with a rubber spatula while mixing.
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  5. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Remove pan from oven and place on a wire rack. Allow to cool before slicing. Store bread wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature for 3 to 5 days, or wrap and freeze for up to 3 months.