3 1/2tbspunsweetened plain almond milk or heavy cream
2tbspbutter or coconut oilmelted
1/2tspbaking soda + 1 tsp apple cider vinegarmixed in a separate pinch bowl, or replace with 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
Homemade Pizza Sauce and Pizza Filling
1/3cuptomato sauce or pureemake sure ingredients are just tomatoes
12slicespepperoni or nitrate free salami
½cupmozzarella cheese * optionalcan omit if dairy free
½tbspParmesan * optional
Preheat oven to 375 F and grease or oil an 8.5x4.5 inch (standard size) loaf pan.
In a large mixing bowl combine all Italian bread ingredients: 3 tbsp sifted coconut flour, 1 tbsp golden flax meal, 3 eggs beaten, 3 1/2 tbsp unsweetened plain almond milk or heavy cream, 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil, melted, 1/2 tsp baking soda + 1 tsp apple cider vinegar, mixed in a separate pinch bowl or 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp Italian seasonings. Mix together thoroughly, breaking up any clumps and scraping the sides.
Pour or spoon half of Italian bread batter mixture into loaf pan and set aside mixing bowl with other half of batter.
Bake the batter in loaf pan for 8 to 10 minutes.
While batter is baking, you can make the homemade pizza sauce (can use a store bought one, just be careful of ones containing ingredients like sugar).
In a medium size bowl combine the pizza sauce ingredients: 1/3 cup tomato sauce or puree (make sure ingredients are just tomatoes), ¼ tsp ground oregano,1/4 tsp garlic powder, ¼ tsp Italian seasonings. Stir together thoroughly and set aside.
Remove the baked bread dough from oven and cool for a few minutes until safe to touch.
Spread pizza sauce onto the top of the baked bread dough.
Layer pepperoni or salami on top of sauce.
Layer ½ of grated mozzarella cheese on top of pepperoni.
Pour and spread other half of bread dough on top on pepperoni and cheese.
Sprinkle the top with optional parmesan.
Return loaf pan to oven and bake for 16 to 20 minutes, or until center of bread is firm.
Remove from oven, and sprinkle the top of loaf with remaining grated cheese, and cool.
Slice and serve.
nutritional data includes cheeses. *all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*