Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls

Making yeast rolls from scratch can be simple, as this recipe proves. These warm rolls in the bread basket will elicit smiles...and seconds!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 24

1/2
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
1
teaspoon unflavored gelatin
1
package fast-acting dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
3/4
cup cornstarch
3/4
cup potato starch flour
1/2
cup sorghum flour
1/2
cup brown rice flour
1/2
cup white rice flour
1/3
cup tapioca flour
1/3
cup garbanzo and fava flour
2
eggs
1/2
cup almond milk, soymilk or regular milk
1/4
cup honey
3
tablespoons sunflower oil or ghee (measured melted)
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
2
teaspoons xanthan gum
1 1/2
teaspoons salt

  • 1 Spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray (without flour). In small bowl, mix water, gelatin and yeast; set aside. In medium bowl, mix cornstarch and all flours; set aside.
  • 2 In food processor, place eggs, milk, honey, oil, vinegar, xanthan gum and salt. Cover; process about 30 seconds or until well blended. Add flour mixture and yeast mixture. Cover; process about 30 seconds or until well blended.
  • 3 Spray 2 teaspoons with cooking spray (without flour). Spoon 3 balls of dough into each muffin cup, respraying spoons as necessary. Spray sheet of plastic wrap with cooking spray (without flour); cover dough in pans. Let rise in warm place (80°F to 85°F) 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until doubled in size.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove plastic wrap from rolls. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately turn rolls out of pans onto cooling racks. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Honey can be substituted for any liquid sweetener, such as maple syrup or agave nectar, in many recipes.

Although these are fantastic right out of the oven, they can also be baked and frozen in an airtight container, then popped into the toaster oven when you’re ready to serve them.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.