Having had some blueberry sauce leftover from a holiday mini pie that I made for my husband, I whipped up this gluten free blueberry cake. It was delicious and reminds me that Spring is here! You can use any flavor gluten free can pie filling, strawberry, cherry, etc. I provide the two brands that I … Continue reading Gluten Free Blueberry Cake
Do you love upside down cakes? I surely do! I have made a pineapple upside down cake, apple upside down cake, and now this moist gluten free banana upside down cake. They’re all delicious says my cookbook recipe testers.
I like to blind bake pie crust for pies that contain custard-based fillings such as pumpkin, sweet potato, and custard. A chef shared a little secret which I implemented in this blind baked gluten free pie crust recipe. It calls for a simple ingredient already in your pantry. It keeps the crust nice and crunchy … Continue reading Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe (Blind Baked)
This gluten free Colomba recipe may be served as a sweet bread on Easter with ham or at breakfast or brunch. It is an Italian tradition. You may form it into its traditional dove shape by using paper molds or use a standard ring baking pan as I did. This bread is tender and not … Continue reading Gluten Free Easter Cake – Colomba Pasquale – Italian Dove Bread
Being raised in a half Italian, Catholic family, surprisingly, I wasn’t familiar with Italian Easter Pie until I ran across a recipe couple of years ago. It contains a sandwich filling which bakes right inside the bread dough. I’ve had it on my list of to do’s ever since. I finally created a gluten free … Continue reading Gluten Free Italian Easter Pie
This rich and decadent dessert is perfect for holidays and special occasions. The crust cannot be distinguished from traditional graham cracker crust. Everyone enjoys it. If you’re tired of the same old boring cheesecake or love coconut, give this one a try. The coconut and chocolate combination is incredible! Not into coconut? Make this cheesecake recipe, instead.
This recipe is from my upcoming cookbook, Carla’s Best 125 Gluten-Free Recipes. Picture lasagna noodles. Then spread on a luscious ravioli filling. Roll them up, and top with your favorite pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese. Lastly, bake until just lightly crisp on top. You can also use the filling in traditional ravioli. However, this is a much … Continue reading Gluten Free Ravioli Rolls
This Italian dish is so rich and delicious that you can serve it to everyone. Using homemade, gluten-free egg pasta, covered with creamy sauce, marinara, or Bolognese/meat sauce, your family and guests won’t believe it’s gluten-free. Kids who “hate spinach” beg for second helpings of this gluten free chicken cannelloni. Serve it as a side … Continue reading Gluten Free Chicken Cannelloni with Homemade Pasta
In Japan, on Christmas Eve, they traditionally serve Christmas cake, made of sponge cake, covered in whipped cream and topped with strawberries. Sometimes it was decorated with chocolate or Santa Clause. It was a symbol of Western modernity and a high social status as they were expensive. Since it’s inception, these cakes have become affordable. … Continue reading Naked Gluten Free Japanese Christmas Cake Recipe
I recently made a large-size Gluten Free Panettone (pronounced pan uh tony) in an angel food cake pan. Panettone is a rich, buttery Italian yeast-cake prepared during the Christmas season. I usually make panettone more like bread than cake as I did in the above recipe link. That version has a crunchy crust, much like homemade bread. … Continue reading Traditional Gluten Free Panettone Recipe