This gluten free pumpkin bread relies on almond flour and coconut flour for its incredible taste and texture that are causing people to exclaim, “Wow!” and “Amazing!” and “What a surprise!” It’s gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly but no one will ever guess.
This gluten free pumpkin bread is the absolutely perfect thing for anyone who wants a pretty darn spectacular pumpkin bread recipe—gluten free, paleo, dairy free, or otherwise— in their repertoire. The low-carb loaf comes together in a flash and boasts all the moist perfection of traditional quick bread thanks to almond flour and coconut flour. Although no one will ever know the difference. Swear.–Angie Zoobkoff
Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
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- 15 M
- 1 H, 30 M
- Makes 1 loaf
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Recipe Testers Reviews
Wow! This gluten free pumpkin bread is amazing! If you’re looking for a "quick" bread it doesn't get any quicker than this. Just 10 minutes of hands-on time. The hardest part was waiting for the loaf to cool. The loaf is amazingly moist, sliced beautifully, and was just as good the second day.
I was highly skeptical when I made the batter. It came out of the food processor as thin as crepe batter and I thought that there was no way this loaf was going to come together but it turned out perfectly. I’ve never baked with coconut flour before, and I'm a "full on butter" kind of baker, so using the coconut oil/coconut sugar/coconut milk combo was new for me but the flavor was all pumpkin and spice as the coconut just fades into the background. I'll be keeping these ingredients on hand from now on just so I can whip this up at a moment’s notice.
I didn't have any pumpkin pie spice so I substituted 1/4 tsp. allspice and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg. I topped my loaf with a sprinkle of pepita seeds—a nice addition that added a little textural contrast. You will easily get 12 slices out of this loaf and even the end slices are moist and lovely. I shared my loaf with a half dozen co-workers and everyone agreed that it was fantastic. The only question—is this a breakfast item or a coffee break treat? With all of the nut meal and pumpkin, I'm voting breakfast. High protein, low fat, but at breakfast, lunch, or dessert, it's great! I'm baking another loaf later this week for the folks who missed out on the first taste test.
Wow. What a surprise. This paleo version of an easy quick bread produces a loaf of moist gluten free pumpkin bread redolent with pumpkin spice that makes you think of fall, raking leaves, and a roaring fire. Well, maybe not raking leaves.
Seriously, though, if you’re turned off by paleo or gluten-free breads that have a crumbly texture or, worse, a weird gumminess, this bread will wipe that vision from your brain and you will find yourself making loaves of bread for all your paleo and non-paleo friends. Christmas gifts, anyone?
It has sat on the counter wrapped in plastic for 3 days and it’s still as good as day one, though it won’t last until day 4.
I love a hearty snack cake that’s sweet and filling and this quick gluten free pumpkin bread fits the bill. The almond meal not only keeps the pumpkin bread moist but gives it a wonderfully dense texture. I found myself slicing pieces of pumpkin bread throughout the day every time I passed through the kitchen. This would be a great starter recipe for someone looking to experiment with gluten-free baking.
We don't follow a paleo lifestyle but this paleo pumpkin bread may be a reason to start! The recipe was easy to follow and came together very fast. The smells coming from the oven were heavenly and smelled like fall.
My metal pan was Teflon lined so I didn't line it with parchment. I did coat the pan lightly with melted coconut oil. The loaf came out beautifully browned. This loaf made about 10 to 12 slices and would make wonderful French toast some morning. I served my slices with whipped cream cheese—or it could've been whipped coconut cream! I'll keep this fragrant little loaf in the freezer in the future, so we've always got a slice ready to eat!