A bear claw is a yeast-raised Danish pastry, often shaped like a bear’s claw, filled with a delicious almond filling. This moist coffee cake is layered with that same filling. The filling layer is added prior to baking, saving you time. All test-bakers rated this cake 10 out of 10 in flavor, texture, and moistness.
Bear claw-shaped Danishes are filled with this very same filling. Danish are not often referred to as decadent, but this is the only way I can describe this filling. If you enjoy bear claws, you’ll surely be awestruck over this filling that you can use to bake in coffee cakes and pastries.
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
This gluten free red velvet cake recipe is moist and luscious. Red Velvet is known for its richness. While not everyone has the time to make a three-layer, double-frosted cake, when you wish to impress guests, this is the cake to make. When time is short, make a single frosted cake and/or make a naked … Continue reading Double-Frosted Gluten Free Red Velvet Cake Recipe
While developing recipes for my cookbook, I created a traditional Copycat Betty Crocker Devil’s Food Cake Mix recipe. At the time, I wasn’t sure on the theme of my cookbook. I thought I’d give an egg-free version a try. My husband who loves devil’s food cake enjoyed it as did I. The one recipe tester … Continue reading Gluten-Free Allergen-Free Devil’s Food Cake
Moist devil’s food cake is one of those desserts that you say you’re just going to have one bite, but you end up finishing the entire piece. This cake is no different, even when made dairy-free. It was rated highly by my recipe testers for my upcoming cookbook, “Carla’s Best 125 Gluten Free Recipes“. See … Continue reading Copycat Betty Crocker® Gluten Free Devil’s Food Cake Mix
Whether you love Oreos or Thin Mints, you’ll love these gluten free Christmas cookies. I’ve taken my Gluten Free Oreo Cookie Recipe and covered them with a similar creamy white glaze and topped them with finely crushed gluten free candy canes. If desired, dip these delicious cookies in chocolate flavored with mint extract to make … Continue reading Deconstructed Gluten Free Oreo Peppermint Cookies
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 have found that sometimes you need a sweetened whipped cream that will withstand being topped with a layer of cake. To create sturdy whipped cream you can do one of two things. You can soak unflavored gelatine with water and add it to the whipped cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla, but so many people … Continue reading Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting and Filling
I used to see the word “Sacher” written so elegantly on tops of small chocolate cakes and wondered what it was made of. I grew up and got married and took my husband’s name, Spacher. I always wanted to buy a sacher just so it looked like our last name. I finally did and fell … Continue reading Gluten Free Sacher Torte (Sachertorte) – Rich Chocolate Cake