I have a breadmaker. I cannot find it right now though. Hmmmm. It is a Cuisinart Bread Machine purchased from Williams Sonoma. It has a Gluten Free Bread setting that I've used before.
According the the recipe booklet that came with it, I was to throw all the GF flours and wet ingredients into the bread pan and let it mix together in there (with a teeny-tiny blunted mixing blade at the bottom!) Well, it never worked if I followed the machine instructions.
So I started to mix all the ingredients in my counter top mixer and then I would place the batter/dough in the baking pan and turn it on. It would then bake normally and I got good results.
Also, this breadmaker has a crust setting for a lighter or darker crust. For the GF bread I always set it to the darkest setting and it came out very good. It takes a few minutes to throw it all together but the results do taste much better than any GF bread that I buy frozen from Whole Foods.
But, the bread has no preservatives in it, so if you know that you cannot finish the (small) loaf in about 3-4 days (kept in refrigerator), slice the loaf once it is done baking. Wrap it up tight in plastic wrap and freeze. Then you can pull out the slices one-at-a-time. It saves the whole loaf going bad so quickly. Freezing should keep it for about 2-3 weeks.
Hope you decide to get one! They do work, with a little help from the cook!
All the best,
Edited by: DPEDROW at: 4/25/2012 (22:18)