This Rum Raisin Bread is the sort of recipe that feels decadent and festive enough to make for holiday mornings but is also easy enough to whip up on a weekday. Made with bread flour, flaxseed, and warming spices, this vegan bread is incredibly fluffy and moist. it also happens to be refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and can be made nut-free if you use soy or oat milk.
You can toast up slices of freshly baked Rum Raisin bread or wrap it up for a holiday gift! There’s no wrong time to enjoy this delicious homemade bread.
To be honest, I had to test this recipe more times than I’d like to get it perfect. It was either way too moist or too dry before I landed on this perfect recipe that is tender, chewy and soft. all it needs is a pat of butter or a smear of cream cheese to make a totally satisfying breakfast.
The flavors in the bread of cinnamon, allspice, and raisins are inspired by my Jamaican roots. A bit of rum extract always tastes like the islands to me.
Find the following ingredients to make this dairy-free bread recipe:
If you don’t eat gluten, you can still enjoy this vegan bread recipe! Simply swap the flour with a gluten-free all-purpose flour blend. I recommend Bob’s Red Mill’s flour for this.
If you find that the gluten-free bread dough is too runny, add more flour, 1/4 cup at a time, until it’s thick.
You can even make this bread dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free AND nut-free! Simply use a nut-free milk such as soy or oat milk. In addition, make sure your vegan butter is not made with coconut. Other than tat, the ingredients are naturally free of nuts and other allergens.
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You can experiment with different healthy sweeteners in this bread recipe that fit your diet. One I’m loving right now is this bee-free honey that’s fully vegan but works great for baking!
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Homemade Rum + Raisin Bread.