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Gluten Free Dinner Roll Recipe

Updated: Apr 2, 2022

By Alma Barranco-Mendoza Ph.D.

Many people with ASD, like our son, have seen benefits following a gluten-free diet. For those of you, here is a really easy recipe for yummy gluten-free dinner rolls. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Gluten Free Dinner Rolls

  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup milk (heated to 105-110 degrees) - see notes for dairy free

  • 55 grams white rice flour (about 1/3 cup)

  • 50 grams brown rice flour (about 1/3 cup)

  • 65 grams Arrowroot (about 1/2 cup)

  • 30 grams tapioca flour (about 1/4 cup)

  • 16 grams sweet white sorghum flour (2 tablespoons)

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum

  • 1 teaspoon aluminum free baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 2 Tablespoons honey

  • 1 large egg, room temperature

  • 3 Tablespoons avocado oil

  • 3 Tablespoons butter

yield: 8 ROLLS prep time: 30 MINUTES cook time: 20 MINUTES total time: 50 MINUTES

How to make Gluten Free Dinner Rolls

Step 1. Add yeast and granulated sugar to bowl of stand mixer.  Slowly pour in milk.

Step 2.  Let it sit for 15 minutes to “bloom”.

Step 3.  Add all of the dry ingredients together and whisk until combined.  Set aside.

Step 4.  After the yeast has bloomed, add the honey, egg and avocado oil

Step 5.  Mix on medium-low speed to combine.

Step 6. Add the flour mixture.

Step 7.  Mix on low speed until combined.

Step 8. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl to form a ball.

Step 9.  Turn the dough ball out onto a prepared surface (flour on top of wax paper or plastic wrap)

Step 10. Sprinkle flour on top of dough and begin to cut into 8 equal sized pieces.

Step 11. Begin to form the dough into a ball, using well-floured hands.

Step 12.  Finish forming the dough to a well rounded dough ball.

Step 13.  Place the dough ball into the prepared pan.  Be sure to flour hands each time!

Step 14.  Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for ONE HOUR. 

Step 15.  Brush tops of rolls with 1 tablespoon of butter.  Then bake 20-25 minutes.

Step 16.  After baking, brush with 1 more tablespoon of melted butter and then remove from the pan and serve hot or warm.

Gluten-free Dinner Roll Process Steps

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