3-Ingredient Gluten Free Dough Balls

These straightforward gluten free dough balls are fast to make and completely scrumptious to eat. Have them plain or slather them with garlic butter. And even attempt a candy variation with nutella and white chocolate dipping sauces!

This can be a little bit of a cheats recipe, utilizing solely yoghurt, gluten free flour and baking powder. In actual fact you solely want two elements (yoghurt and flour) if you wish to use gluten free self elevating flour.

The end result – beautiful little dough balls with a crusty outdoors and tender inside. The right aspect dish so as to add to your dinner. Or have them as a tasty starter or appetizer.

What Gluten Free Flour Ought to I Use?

I attempted a complete host of various gluten free flours once I was making these, so the excellent news is that almost all gluten free flour blends ought to work nicely.

I examined particularly with FREEE White Bread Flour, FREEE Self Elevating Flour and Mulino Caputo Fioreglut – the magic Italian flour I really like a lot.

Which Flour Is Finest?

Personally, it was an in depth tie between Mulino Caputo Fioreglut and FREEE White Bread Flour. The Mulino Caputo doughballs undoubtedly look extra lovely, completely spherical and uncracked, per a “regular” dough ball. However each had been beautiful to eat (see photos under).

FREEE Bread Flour
Mulino Caputo Fioreglut

Can I Make Them In Advance?

You may make the dough and form them prematurely – helpful if you wish to make heaps for a celebration. Then cowl them with cling movie till able to bake.

In case you are prepping greater than an hour prematurely, pop them within the fridge (coated with clingfilm). Then take them out about half-hour earlier than baking.

They’re finest baked contemporary, as are likely to go stale after a few hours.

3-Ingredient Gluten Free Dough Balls Recipe

This recipe will make 8 gluten free dough balls. Merely halve, double or triple the elements if you wish to make roughly. The tactic stays unchanged.

You can find a couple of images beneath this recipe, to provide you a visible information as you’re employed by the recipe. For another assist alongside the way in which or when you’ve got questions, please do message me on social media (@myglutenfreeguide) or e-mail me at [email protected].

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Take pleasure in! Laura xxx

3-Ingredient Gluten Free Dough Balls

Yield: Makes 8

3-Ingredient Gluten Free Dough Balls

Prep Time:
10 minutes

Prepare dinner Time:
25 minutes

Whole Time:
35 minutes

Straightforward peasy gluten free dough balls, made utilizing solely gluten free flour, yoghurt and baking powder. An ideal aspect dish, starter or appetizer.


  • 200g FREEE gluten free white bread flour, self elevating or plain flour or Mulino Caputo Fioreglut gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder (omit it utilizing self elevating flour)
  • 180g greek yoghurt/thick plain yoghurt
  • Olive oil

Garlic Butter (elective – to complete)

  • 20g salted butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced/1 tsp garlic paste
  • 0.5 tsp dried parsley


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan) and lightweight grease a small baking tin or tray with oil.
  2. Add the flour, baking powder and yoghurt to a bowl and blend with a spoon till you might have a crumbly dough.
  3. Knead along with your palms for a couple of minutes, till you might have a clean ball of dough.
  4. Cut up the dough into 8 equal-sized items and roll every right into a ball.
  5. Organize your dough balls within the tin and brush the tops with somewhat olive oil. The oil helps to provide them a pleasant clean crust – when you skip it they might break up and look a bit rustic (except you might be utilizing Mulino Caputo flour, which is extra forgiving).
  6. Bake on the decrease shelf for 20-25 minutes, till golden and scrumptious.
  7. If you wish to make them into garlic butter dough balls, merely soften the butter in a small ramekin, add the garlic a tsp olive oil and the dried parsley. Stir to mix, then brush over the recent doughballs. Take pleasure in!

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Completely satisfied Baking! Laura xxx