You will find swiss meringue buttercream (aka Swiss buttercream) recipes with or without corn syrup. Without using corn syrup, you can whip up this version and flavor it with mint extract and natural food coloring or as you desire. It is silky smooth and creamy. Continue reading “Swiss Meringue Buttercream (with Dairy-Free and Egg-Free Substitutes)”
French buttercream is silky smooth and rich. Rather than containing egg whites like in Italian Meringue Buttercream or Swiss Meringue Buttercream, French buttercream contains only egg yolks. This makes it rich, creamy, and silky. Continue reading “French Buttercream with Various Flavor Options”
After drooling over a Facebook post for Chocolate Coffee Frosting, feedback from others gave me the impression that the photo did not represent the recipe. So, to work I went creating an accurate one. Oh my, it’s heaven just eating it off of a spoon! This Chocolate Coffee Frosting will keep you awake for date night even on a weeknight, begging for more! Continue reading “Chocolate Coffee Frosting (Dairy Free Options)”
In the past, I have recommended using my Avocado Dairy Free Chocolate Ganache as dairy free chocolate frosting. Today, I share a different recipe that I think you will really enjoy. Continue reading “Gluten Free Dairy Free Chocolate Frosting – Ganache (or Mocha)”
I have a Meringue Buttercream Frosting which is perfect for those who are corn-free or seeking a silky texture. However, it’s a lot of work. When you desire a traditional buttercream frosting recipe using confectioners’ sugar, use this one. You can add just about any flavoring or color you desire. It is an excellent buttercream frosting. Continue reading “Gluten Free Buttercream Frosting Recipe (American Buttercream)”
I added some homemade Gluten Free Hazelnut-Praline Paste to this hazelnut praline frosting recipe. It really turned out so flavorful! The combination of the hazelnut and praline is perfect. You get the caramelization of the praline which really makes this frosting special.
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This recipe reminded me that I needed to share this recipe on this site, as I assume there are many people who wouldn’t know where to start when it comes to writing with white chocolate on a chocolate cake. I avoid commercial tubes as most of them contain chemicals and artificial coloring. If that’s you, read on to learn what to add to chocolate to make it flow smoothly and easily. Also, discover the gluten-free white chocolate brand that I use.
A luscious chocolate cake filled with rich dulce de leche (caramel), and enveloped in creamy peanut butter frosting. You’ll appreciate the frosting recipe because you can easily adjust it to your liking. Just follow the easy tips provided. The Gluten Free Snicker’s Cake contains most of the ingredients in a Snicker’s Bar such as caramel, peanuts, and chocolate. The Snicker’s lovers in your house will go crazy! Continue reading “Gluten Free Peanut Butter Frosting and Snicker’s Cake”
This rich chocolate frosting is another recipe from my upcoming cookbook, Carla’s Best 125 Gluten-Free Recipes. There are two ingredients that make this frosting richer than traditional buttercream frosting recipes. Taste-testers loved it! Continue reading “Rich Chocolate Frosting”
Discover the answer to the question, “Is Fondant Gluten Free?”
Not all fondant brands are gluten free. If you are intolerant to gluten, you may wish to go one step further and find out if the manufacture processes gluten-containing products on the same equipment. One way to be sure your fondant is gluten free is to make your own.
Simply using gluten free marshmallows and confectioners’ sugar, you can make homemade gluten free fondant. Add a little water and food coloring and you’re all set to decorate. You can mold this fondant into any creation you can think up. Get ready, set, start! Continue reading “Is Fondant Gluten Free? Plus a Fondant Recipe”