It is not easy and not common to find a healthy alternative of phyllo pastry such as this following recipe of gluten free phyllo dough. This simple yet delicious dough is perfect for cream cheese filled or guava pastries and Greek spanakopita.

Gluten Free Phyllo Dough Recipe

Gluten Free Phyllo Dough

You can make it as dessert by using sweet filling, or make it a snack or appetizer by using savory filling.This gluten free phyllo dough recipe is suitable if you avoid gluten due to allergy, sensitivity, or preference reason. Check out the lists of ingredients and instructions below to create the mouthwateringly bites in a matter of minutes only.

Ingredients

  

  • 3 ½ cups or 28 oz. gluten-free flour
  • ¾ cups tapioca starch
  • Corn starch as necessary
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ½ tbsp. finely grinded pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 ½ cups lukewarm water

Instructions

 

  • Put the gluten-free flour, tapioca flour, and salt inside a large-sized bowl. Make a hole in the bowl's center and pour water, vinegar, lemon, and olive oil. Blend the mixture until they are well-mixed and create the dough.
  • Use plastic wrap to cover the bowl and allow it to rest for roughly 20 minutes, until it is pliable enough to be rolled out.
  • Prepare your work surface by dusting it generously with corn starch.
  • Distribute the dough into 13 parts and shape them into balls.
  • Take one ball at a time and flatten it out by hand. Flatten out each ball of dough into a circle with a diameter of 5 inches.
  • Roll the flattened dough by using a wood rolling pin until it creates a circle with a diameter of 13 inches.
  • After each of the gluten free phyllo dough has reached the desired size and is thin enough, set it aside on top of a baking sheet. Separate each dough sheet by using parchment paper.
  • To prevent the dough sheets from drying out, lay a damp cloth over them while you complete the rest of the dough.
  • The sheets can be used immediately if you want to create another recipe using them. Otherwise, you can also store them in the freezer by using plastic wrap.

The sheets can be used immediately if you want to create another recipe using them. Otherwise, you can also store them in the freezer by using plastic wrap.

A lot of gluten-free recipes often have to sacrifice texture or taste in order to eliminate the gluten. However, it is safe to say the recipe of gluten free phyllo dough above offers you an alternative that’s as delicious and crispy as the traditional one.



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