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My Daily Bread Recipe (SCD “legal”)

This recipe makes four small loaves.  I use four small metal  bread pans (mine are afixed together in a solid wire frame — ez to handle); each is 3.25 x 5.5  inches, smaller than usual.   (The recipe would fill two usual-sized rectangular bread pans — but I’ve never tried that.)  I line my pans with waxed paper for ease of turning out.  Whoops — when do we get to something edible?!   Here goes:

Mix ingredients together in this order.  This recipe is easy and fast!

6 cups of almond flour

3 tsp baking soda    (mix with flour, breaking up any lumps in soda)

4 Tblsp oil (I use olive, and don’t bother to meansure; just glop some in and estimate)   Don’t mix until you’ve added eggs and water (next)

2 eggs, lightly beaten (or not; they’ll mix as you go)

1 cup of club soda, seltzer, etc.  (reacts with bkg. soda to help add air)   Note:  you may need a bit more water, depending on the size of the eggs.

Mix quickly.  Batter will be a big sticky mass; you won’t be pouring it into the pans,  just flopping it in with a spoon or spatula.  It is so sticky that you will need to wet your spoon (or fingers) to pat batter into the pans evenly.

Bake at 350 degrees (regular oven) or 325 (convection).   I set a timer for 25 minutes, and that usually does it for my four small pans.  (Big pans, twice that time?)

Notes:  Pieces of bread are small, about 4 x 2.5 inches.   The pieces hold together pretty well (bigger slices might not — try to find those little pans!).   You can toast them and/or dress up in any way you like.  My favorite: aged cheddar cheese melted atop in the microwave.  Yummy toasted with butter and avocado, too.   You can also make them as “breakfast” loaves, using cinnamon and currants.  Get creative!

About almond flour:  The best is from D & S Ranches (www.almonds-from-California.com), but it’s much cheaper to buy at Trader Joe’s if you live near one.  Most health food outlets carry pricey almond flour.

I literally eat this bread every day.  It travels well, too.  Enjoy!

Tags: almond flour, bread, easy, fast, loaves, SCD, scd legal





9 Responses to “My Daily Bread Recipe (SCD “legal”)”

  1. Melanie BryantApril 21, 2010 at 9:22 am #

    Sounds great, I will have to see if I can get almond flour in Canada though!

  2. AdamApril 30, 2010 at 6:48 pm #

    OK, the bread tasted a little funny to me. Kinda chemically actually. So, at first I thought maybe my wife baked it with some saran wrap, or something. But, couldn’t figure it out. It wasn’t until my drive home from work yesterday until it came to me. She must have dropped a whole bucket of baking soda in there…(That’s what that strange taste was…)
    Sure enough, I asked her, did you use tablespoons or teaspoons. She said “The recipe asked for tablespoons….!!!!!”. So I checked it out, and the rest is history, we will try it again Nancy, it did look pretty for the record though, and still think my wife’s the best!

    • anneFebruary 22, 2012 at 6:35 pm #

      Im guessing club soda is what we call Soda Water here in Australia? also when you made it did you use large bread loaf pan cause I only have one of those so guessing I can cook one and then the other? how do you store and how long well they store thank you in advance?

  3. arjunMay 5, 2010 at 9:55 am #

    now not bleeding….just going like jelly…and then burning stomach…..why pls explain me

  4. SherryMay 20, 2010 at 2:23 pm #

    We also have very good, inexpensive almond flour on our site. Please visit us at justalmonds.com

  5. EstiJune 15, 2010 at 6:02 pm #

    Thanks for the recipe hte bread is delicious.. I eat it almost every day!

  6. Dave Crossley
    dave crossleyDecember 29, 2012 at 9:34 am #

    Hello, when you say cup – how much is this is grammes please? I am a stupid englishman that does not understand :)

    • AdamDecember 29, 2012 at 9:39 am #

      Hey Dave,

      1 cup = 236 mL
      1 cup = 13 imperial tablespoons
      1 cup flour = 128 grams

      Hope this helps amigo!

  7. Dave Crossley
    dave crossleyDecember 29, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    legend, cheers Adam. Just got so jealous when I saw that photo of you in Prague, I need to go back someday, I had a wicked time there and at the crazy bone church in Kutna Hora that I mentioned. Anyhow, time to get to grips with my first ever loaf of home made bread, cross everything for me, this could get messy :)have a great day good sir

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