Have you ever heard of a hummingbird cake before? Well, it’s making a comeback! It’s a very old classic that was “boss” (very cool, terrific) back in the day. In 1968, the Jamaican tourist board began sending out press releases to the United States including a couple of their local recipes, one of which was the Doctor Bird Cake, later changed to a number of different names in America including “the cake that doesn’t last” and “hummingbird cake” (The Doctor Bird was an actual bird much like the hummingbird.) Continue reading “Gluten Free Hummingbird Cake Recipe and Smooth Cream Cheese Frosting”
My husband went crazy over my Gluten Free Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting. So, I thought I’d give a sour cream chocolate frosting a try. Oh my! This one is very special as it uses a few key ingredients that just perfects chocolate frosting. It’s super creamy to spread and sets up thick. Check it out! Continue reading “Gluten Free Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting”
I thought for a change, rather than traditional cream cheese icing, you may desire a different choice. You can never go wrong with more chocolate. This icing is not super sweet. So, feel free to add additional confectioners’ sugar, if you choose. Enjoy!
If you’re interested in the recipe for the cupcakes, see Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe.
If you don’t like the idea of using raw egg white, prefer a clear and clean look on your gingerbread house, or are allergic to eggs, this alternative royal icing is for you. It’s easy and inexpensive to make, as well. Also see Traditional Gluten Free Royal Icing Recipe. Continue reading “Alternative to Royal Icing for Gluing a Gingerbread House”
A quick and easy way to make delicious and fluffy gluten free marshmallow cream to use as a frosting or filling is to use a gluten-free brand such as Marshmallow Fluff. However, you can make it at home from scratch (see below recipe). This way, you can be certain of what it contains and know that it is 100% free of gluten. Kids love this stuff!
Continue reading “Gluten Free Marshmallow Cream – Frosting or Filling”
This is a wonderful size cake to make when you’re only having one or two guests over or have a small family. I like to make small cakes so that I am not tempted to continually eat sweets. The combination of the coffee almond frosting and chocolate cake creates a mocha sensation to rock your world. This gluten free chocolate cake is decadently moist and chocolaty. Continue reading “One Layer Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Almond Coffee Frosting”
A classic, yellow, gluten free cupcakes recipe topped with strawberry whipped cream, and garnished with chocolate leaves and strawberry wedges. Freeze them and then thaw. Serve cold for a summer treat. Continue reading “Gluten Free Cupcakes Recipe and Strawberry Whipped Cream or Frosting”
Easter is a month away, but I wanted to provide you with this frosting recipe and instructions on how to make grass frosting ahead of time. I’m in the Easter spirit already. This way, you have plenty of time to have your supplies on hand when Easter arrives. You can even practice beforehand. Be sure to check out the video from Wilton below the recipe. I hope you have fun! Continue reading “How to Make Grass Frosting & Gluten Free Green Frosting Recipe”
Royal icing is hard white icing often used for decorating. It can also be made soft by adding glycerin. The only difference between regular and gluten-free royal icing recipe are the brand you use to make it. I have included the brands that meet the guidelines for gluten-free labeling. Royal icing isn’t always easy to make because you need to reach the correct consistency for the best results. I have included some tips to make your job easier. The decorations made from this icing can keep for months. Enjoy and have fun! Continue reading “Gluten Free Royal Icing Recipe used for Decorating”
You can tailor this frosting to your liking. If you enjoy plenty of tanginess, add some lemon zest. When using to frost a chocolate cake, add vanilla extract. Either way, it makes for a delicious frosting.
I recently used this frosting for my gluten free chocolate cake, and everyone loved it. Of course, it also goes great with my gluten free carrot cake or gluten free dark chocolate cupcakes. Continue reading “Gluten Free Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe (Corn- and Dairy-Free Options)”