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Gluten Free Focaccia from Spinach Tiger
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The Disappearing Focaccia Bread Recipe, (Gluten Free)

Italian Gluten Free Focaccia, a spring bread made from rice flour and tapioca flour, topped with olive oil and fresh rosemary.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 2 cups white rice flour Order Here
  • 1 cup tapioca flour Order Here
  • 3 tablespoons non-fat dry milk
  • 2 tablespoons golden flax meal optional
  • 3 tablespoons freshly chopped rosemary divided
  • 1 tablespoon xantham gum
  • 1 1 ⁄2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups lukewarm water 110 degrees F.
  • 2 tablespoons rapid rising yeast
  • 1 tablespoons softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 3 egg whites beaten slightly
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • sea salt for garnish
  • cherry tomatoes optional topping
  • fresh mozzarella optional topping


  • Mix together flour, non-fat dry milk, golden flax meal, xantham gum, 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary salt in a mixer fitted with a paddle.
  • Warm water to 110 degrees F.
  • Add yeast and sugar.
  • Once the yeast mixture is bubbly, add to flour mixture.
  • Mix until incorporated.
  • Add vinegar to egg whites.
  • Add egg whites mixture, butter.
  • Mixture will be very sticky. That's okay.
  • Place batter into vessel you will be using. It is recommended that you use parchment paper that has been lightly greased on both sides.
  • Poke holes with finger all over.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Allow to rise for 25 minutes.
  • Before baking, you can brush with egg wash or melted butter if you desire.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. This will depend on your baking vessel.
  • Cover for the first 15 minutes with lid or foil.
  • Allow to cool for at least ten minutes before cutting.
  • Brush with olive oil.
  • If you are using cherry tomatoes, roast those separately, and add during last 10 minutes.
  • If you are adding fresh mozzarella, add at the last 10 minutes.