Cheesy Garlic Bread
Ingredients (for bread base):
3 egg whites,
beaten until fluffy1 ¼ c. almond
flour1 T. coconut
flour¼ t. salt2 t. baking
powder¼ t. garlic
powder½ t. xanthan or guar gum (optional)l¼ c. warm
water1 t. live
yeast granules1 t. coconut
sugar (or honey or molasses– will be eaten by yeast)2 T. olive
oil or avocado oi½ c. shredded
2 T. butter,
melted¼ t. garlic
powder¼ t. salt1 c. shredded
mozzarella cheese½ t. Italian
oven to 400 degrees. Beat egg white.
2. In a large
bowl, combine almond and coconut flour, salt, baking powder, garlic powder and
xanthan gum. Stir well.
3. In a small
cup or bowl, combine warm water and sugar and stir until dissolved, then add
yeast. Set aside for a few moments.
4. To the
flour mixture, add olive oil and yeast-water mixture and stir well with a
rubber spatula. Add in beaten eggs and continue to mix.
5. Add in the
½ c. mozzarella shreds and mix gently with
your spatula until a nice dough is formed and cheese is mixed well throughout.
6. Grease a
9×9 square cake pan or large cookie sheet. Put batter into cake pan or cookie
sheet. If you’re free-forming on a cookie sheet, loosely form the dough into a
rectangle or square.
7. Bake at
400 degrees for approx. 15-17 minutes or until the sides of the crust turn
golden brown. Remove and top.
8. In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic powder and salt. Mix well, then brush over the top
of the garlic bread base. Be sure to get the butter over every inch!
9. Top the
bread with shredded mozzarella cheese, and then sprinkle that with Italian
10. Bake at
400 degrees for about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. For final 3
minutes, turn broiler on to brown the cheese.
from oven and let bread stand for 5-10 minutes before serving (if you can wait