Gluten Free HaMotzi Challah

IMG_1726With many thanks to Julie and Judi, here is our new, delicious recipe for gluten free challah over which we can legally say hamotzi.

As Julie says on her kosher coeliac blog, “Gluten free hamotzi challah … is the holy grail of gluten free baking.” I didn’t think about this until recently, when Judi and Ray invited us to shabbat Continue reading “Gluten Free HaMotzi Challah”


one gluten challah and one gluten free challah for shabbat
one gluten challah and one gluten free challah for shabbat

Contains gluten

We go for the whole wheat rather than sweet challah. This large loaf bread machine recipe makes one large challah, or two small ones, or four smaller ones …


  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 2 cups white flour
  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar (use corn sugar for fructose free recipe)
  • 2 tsp salt  Continue reading “Challah”

Gluten Free Cornbread

Gluten-Free, parve or dairy, fructose-free

Many thanks to Gluten Free Girl for helping us finally make a delicious gluten free cornbread. I’ve copied the recipe below and made a few changes of my own. We ate it last night with chili and braised greens, and it pleased both our gluten eaters and our gluten free-ers. Continue reading “Gluten Free Cornbread”

Gluten-Free Challah (version 1)

GF challahThis is my standard challah recipe that I make every Friday for Shabbat. After a year or two of experimenting and baking challot that Josh barely tolerated and most of us didn’t touch, I tried a recipe from a bag of Potato Starch (Bob’s Red Mill) that was pretty good. I made a few changes, and eventually it evolved into our regular Friday night fare, and everyone has been happy with it. Later I’ll post the challah I make for the gluten contingent of the family.  Continue reading “Gluten-Free Challah (version 1)”