Grain Free Christmas Bread

Grain Free Christmas Bread

Grain Free Christmas Bread

This gluten and grain-free Christmas bread is absolutely gorgeous. Perfectly spiced, moist and naturally sweetened, all it needs is a little smear of butter and a nice cuppa!


Course Baking
Diet Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb, Low GI, Vegetarian
Servings 12
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes


  • 70 g almond flour
  • 30 g coconut flour
  • 50 g finely milled flax seed
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp bread soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ – 1 level tsp cinnamon
  • ½ – 1 level tsp allspice
  • 100 g mincemeat
  • 2 large eggs 4 eggs if making dairy free
  • 180 – 200 ml buttermilk 100 – 120 ml soya yoghurt for dairy free version


  • Pre-heat oven to 170 C, lightly oil a 450g (1lb) loaf tin and line with paper loaf liner or parchment or greaseproof paper.
  • Sieve all dry ingredients into a bowl, gently mix in mincemeat.
  • In a small bowl whisk the eggs and buttermilk until blended.
  • Make a well in the flours. Add liquid, stir with your hand in a circular movement, bringing the excess flour from the outside to the centre until all mixed in. The mixture should have a thick batter consistency.
  • Transfer the mixture into a lined loaf tin and make a little did in centre with a spoon. Place in oven at 170 C for 30-40 minutes or until bread is cooked.
  • Allow to cool on a wire rack

Maggie's Tips

  • Check out IINH mincemeat recipe
  • If you want to make this bread dairy free use 4 eggs instead of 2 and add in 100ml of soya yoghurt instead of buttermilk.
  • This is quite costly to make, so you might want to ration your slices.
  • Check out IINH for variations of this bread

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