Gluten-Free Focaccia Bread

free of gluten, dairy, and soy

recipe adapted by carrie forbes of

Yields: 12-16 slices of focaccia


1 ½ cups brown rice flour

1/2 cup sorghum flour

2 cups arrowroot starch or tapioca starch

2/3 cup blanched almond flour or non-fat dry milk powder (if you can tolerate dairy - we use the blanched almond flour

1 tablespoon xanthan gum

2 teaspoons Saf Instant-Yeast, Red Star Rapid Rise or “Bread Machine” Yeast, or Fleischmann’s “Bread Machine” Yeast

1 teaspoon salt

1 ½ cups water heated to 110 degrees

3 tablespoons olive oil

4 egg whites, brought to room temperature

1 clove garlic, finely minced

Fresh herbs, finely chopped (such as rosemary, oregano, or thyme)

Olive oil for spreading dough

Optional toppings: chopped and seeded kalamata olives and roma tomatoes