Gluten-free hamburger buns used to be dry and crumbly, but today's rolls and buns are much tastier. Below are links to some of the ready-made gluten-free hamburger buns on the market, along with recipes for making your own. When possible, I've included the ingredients and the calorie count. Don't forget: When you find a brand you like, check for discounts on bulk orders.
Ready-Made Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns
- Bristol Baking Hamburger Buns
One bun=230 calories.
Ingredients: Tapioca flour, corn starch, corn flour, eggs, xanthan gum, canola oil, sugar, yeast, salt.
Read my review.
- Ener-G Buns & Rolls for Hamburgers and Hot Dogs
Ener-G has more than half a dozen hamburger and hot dog buns for sale online and in stores, including Brown Rice Hamburger Buns, Tapioca Hamburger Buns, Seattle Brown Hamburger Buns, White Rice Hamburger Buns, and more.
- Kinnikinnick Foods’ New and Improved Hamburger & Hot Dog Buns
One bun=230 calories.
Ingredients: Water, white rice flour, tapioca starch, whole eggs, sugar, yeast, sunflower and/or canola oil(), dextrose, poly dextrose, pea protein, sodium carboxy methylcellulose, salt, vitamin blend (thiamine, vitamin B2, niacin, folic acid, iron).
- Whole Foods Bakehouse Hamburger Buns
One bun=330 calories.
Ingredients: Water, rice flour, tapioca starch, butter, eggs, milk, evaporated cane juice, yeast, xanthan gum, salt.
- Schar's Classic White Rolls
One bun=170 calories.
Ingredients: Water, corn starch, rice flour, palm oil, sugar, guar gum, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lupine protein, yeast, salt, psyllium seed husk (vegetable fiber), diacetyltartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of edible fats.
Gluten-Free Hamburger Bun Mixes
- Kinni-Kwik Bread & Bun Mix
Ingredients: White rice flour, potato starch, pea starch, tapioca starch, sugar, whole egg powder, malto dextrin, poly dextrose, dextrose, pea protein, glucono delta lactone, egg white powder, fructooligosaccharide, pea fibre, sodium carboxy methylcellulose, cellulose, sodium bicarbonate, rice bran extract, inulin, salt, sodium stearayl lactylate, fructose.
Gluten-Free Hamburger Bun Recipes
- Hamburger Bun Recipe by Teri Gruss, About.com's Guide to Gluten-Free Cooking
Prep time, 15 minutes. Cook time, 15 minutes.
Ingredients: White rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, amaranth flour, dry buttermilk powder, sugar, guar gum, xanthan gum, instant dry yeast granules, salt, club soda or water, apple cider vinegar, light olive oil, eggs.
- Hamburger Bun Recipe by Carol Fenster
One bun=160 calories.
Ingredients: Yeast, sugar, brown rice flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, xanthan gum, unflavored gelatin powder, onion flakes, sea salt, lecithin granules (plain soy), warm water, canola oil, eggs, cider vinegar.
- Yeast-Free Hamburger Bun Recipe by Carol Fenster
One bun=180 calories.
Ingredients: White rice flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, sugar, xanthan gum, sea salt, unflavored gelatin powder, lecithin granules (plain soy), baking powder, baking soda, instant minced onion flakes, butter buds, eggs, milk (cow, rice, soy or nut), canola oil, sesame seeds (white hulled).
- Convert Your Own Favorite Gluten-Free Bread Recipe
If you already have a gluten-free bread or roll recipe that you love, you might want to try an approach suggested by M.L. Barton for using your favorite gluten-free bread dough to make hamburger buns in tuna fish cans (after the cans been thoroughly rinsed, of course).