Without a doubt, one of the top requests that I receive is for gluten-free bread recipes. Not just any bread recipes, mind you, but the best gluten-free bread recipes!
So today I’m sharing a newly updated version of this collection of the very best gluten-free bread recipes. Recipes for amazing loaves of bread! Here’s a photo of one of the new recipes. Can you believe how pliable and sturdy that slice of bread looks? You’ll find more info on this bread recipe at the bottom of this post.
There are recipes here that I call “mainstream”—gluten free only—but there are also “more-free” recipes, such as dairy free, yeast free, vegan, paleo, and/or primal. I always love giving you enough options so that you’re sure to find at least one recipe that will work for you, and possibly one that will even become a new favorite!
Many thanks to all my blogger friends who have graciously allowed me to share their photos! When you visit their blogs to get their recipes, be sure to read all their notes and follow their directions.
I also recommend that you do a quick scan of their readers’ comments as well. That’s especially true if you have questions about the recipe or wish to make substitutions. Because not only will you see their readers’ reviews of the recipe firsthand, but often you’ll also find answers on substitutions and preferences that you might find very helpful.
And now, folks “start your ovens” (or in one case, your slow cooker—really!) because you are going to want to make these gluten-free bread recipes! (Note: The French bread recipes—including baguettes—that were previously included in this collection are now here.)
Top 20 Best Gluten-Free Bread Recipes
~ Artisan Bread from Jules Shepard at GF Jules. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, vegetarian, with refined sugar-free and vegan options. Read Jules’ 18 Tips for Gluten-Free Bread Baking.~ Best Ever Gluten-Free White Sandwich Bread from Kim at Let Them Eat Cake. Kim says this bread tastes like the Wonder-ful white bread you remember. As further proof, she adds that her gluten-full son loves this bread. Bonus … Kim shows you exactly how to make this bread in her video with the recipe.
~ Easy Gluten-Free Bread from Audrey Roberts of Mama Knows Gluten Free. Audrey’s recipe earns a 5-star rating and is gluten free and naturally dairy free as well. She says: “This soft gluten-free white sandwich bread has an amazing texture, bends, squishes, and is easy to slice.”
~ Gluten-Free, Rice-Free Multigrain Bread from Megan at Allergy-Free Alaska. This bread is gluten free, rice free, dairy free, and refined sugar free. (Megan has also published the very helpful The Everything Guide to Gluten-Free Bread with Troubleshooting Tips.)
~ Oatmeal Millet Bread also from Allergy-Free Alaska. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, and vegetarian.
~ Paleo Bread from Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry via gfe. See the second recipe shown on the page. It’s gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free, and paleo. It’s actually a slight variation of the recipe shown above.
~ Grain-Free White Sandwich Bread from Danielle Walker of Against All Grain. This bread is gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free, yeast free, xanthan gum free, paleo/primal, and SCD.
~ Farmhouse Seed Bread also from Ali at Nourishing Meals. This bread is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free, xanthan gum free, and vegan.~ Whole-Grain Gluten-Free Bread from Karina at Gluten-Free Goddess. This bread is gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free.
~ Challah also from Jules of GF Jules. This recipe is gluten free, with a dairy-free and refined sugar-free option.
Need more challah recipe options? See my complete gluten-free challah bread recipe roundup: Top 15 Gluten-Free Challah Bread Recipes.
~ Paleo Bread from me/gfe (Gluten Free Easily). This bread is gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free, yeast free, xanthan gum free, and paleo/primal. It was inspired by the artisan Golden Flax Bread.
~ Perfect Gluten-Free Bread Baked in the Crockpot from Stephanie O’Dea at A Year of Slow Cooking. Did you know that you can bake bread in your slow cooker? Stephanie used a gluten-free bread mix that is no longer available, but any ready-made gluten-free bread mix should work using her method. The details on the bread (e.g., dairy free, egg free) will depend on which bread mix you use.
~ Nutty Sandwich Bread from Maggie of She Let Them Eat Cake. This bread is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free, and vegan.
~ Sandwich Bread from Celeste of Life After Wheat. This bread is gluten free and vegetarian with an easy dairy-free option.
By the way, I had so much fun compiling these recipes that this roundup turned into a series! You can click on the bread page on gfe to access all the recipes in the series or click on individual links below the image to access preferred gluten-free bread recipe categories individually.
Part 1: This post (Top 20 Gluten-Free Bread Recipes: Loaves)
Additional parts of the series will focus on recipes for more bread options, including more of the best gluten-free bread recipes for loaves of bread. Honestly, this series just might never end!
Originally published November 13, 2012; updated April 24, 2022.