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Chocolate Streusel Bread Recipe {Gluten-Free}

This gluten-free chocolate streusel bread recipe was developed exclusively for Nuts.com and our customers by Miryam Quinn Doblas, Registered Dietitian (RD). Miryam shares her passion for cooking and baking on her website, Eat Good 4 Life.

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It’s been a while since I baked something but today I wanted to make a quick bread that was comforting, sweet and nutritious at the same time. My easy-to-make gluten-free chocolate streusel bread tastes like dessert, and passes for breakfast. It’s similar to coffee cake, but made with ingredients that lend a health boost.

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The chocolate streusel bread is gluten-free with great texture and substance, thanks to this versatile kitchen staple: gluten-free all purpose baking flour. The recipe can also be made vegan with a couple recipe modifications. In place of a regular egg, create a “flax egg” by whisking together 1 tablespoon of flaxseed meal with 3 tablespoons of water. Once the mixture is well-combined, place it in the fridge and let it chill for 15 minutes. Substitute it for the regular egg in your recipe. The Greek yogurt can be replaced with dairy-free yogurt.

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I incorporated hemp seeds into the streusel topping to contribute extra nutrition and crunch. Hemp seeds are a powerhouse of easily-digestible protein containing all nine essential amino acids. They also provide an ideal balance of essential fatty acids, a rich source of vitamin E, zinc, iron and more. I’ve been meaning to add more of this superfood to my diet, and using hemp seeds in baking is a great option. You can also toss them over salads, yogurt, or just eat them raw. They have a crunchy texture and nutty flavor that creates a nice complement for granola and other snacks.

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The soft bread has a crumbly layer of streusel goodness made from a mixture of walnuts, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chips, sugar and a dash of cinnamon. Crunchy walnuts bestow heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, while light and crisp shredded coconut provides fiber. The melted dark chocolate and sugar-cinnamon sweetness make for a special treat that is perfect alongside a cup of coffee or tall glass of milk. I served my gluten-free chocolate streusel bread with a generous drizzling of melted dark chocolate over the top. Enjoy!

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Chocolate Streusel Bread Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Serving Size: 8

Chocolate Streusel Bread Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a loaf baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the walnuts, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chips, cinnamon and brown sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the yogurt, sugar, milk, oil, vanilla, and egg. Mix the ingredients together with a wire whisk. Add the flour and baking powder and blend well.
  4. Spread half the batter into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with half the streusel. Repeat with remaining batter and streusel. Sprinkle the hemp seeds over the streusel.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Remove the bread from the oven and place pan on a wire rack to cool completely. Remove bread from the pan, serve and enjoy!

Notes

If desired, drizzle the bread with some extra melted chocolate before serving.

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This recipe was developed and photographed exclusively for Nuts.com by Miryam Quinn Doblas, RD, of Eat Good 4 Life.

15 Responses to “Chocolate Streusel Bread Recipe {Gluten-Free}”

  1. Barbara Jacobs

    Can you provide nutritional information for the chocolate streusel bread recipe?

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  2. Robert Campbell

    Can you go dairy free on this recipe? My wife has to be dairy-free and I don’t think the Greek yogurt will work for her.

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    • Meghan Remedios

      Hi Robert – Yes, the dairy-free/vegan modifications are explained in the blog post. You can create a flax egg in place of a regular egg, and use dairy-free yogurt. Check the post for details about how to do this. Thanks!

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    • Candace Bettendorf

      I suspect you can replace the Greek yogurt with dairy-free yogurt. Give it a shot, anyway.
      I’m going to try this.

      Reply
  3. Carol

    I was wondering what I could replace the almond milk with.. I am allergic.
    Thanks and looks so yummy

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  4. Terri

    Can you sub the gluten free flour w a grain free flour (almond, coconut)?

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    • Meghan Remedios

      Hi Terri – Almond flour should work fine. We wouldn’t recommend using coconut flour for this recipe because the proportions may be different. Thanks for checking!

      Reply

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