Gluten Free Coconut Cake with Sugared Coconut Crust
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Gluten Free Coconut Cake with Sugared Coconut Crust

Topped with Coconut Cream and a spoonful of seasonal fruit this is a wonderful dessert for a summer seaside luncheon: easy, light, delicious, and pretty. It can also be served with coconut ice cream and bittersweet chocolate sauce or warm with a little papaya or passion fruit jam for a weekend breakfast treat. Any way you slice it, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake
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Gluten Free Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

It’s strawberry season in Maine, there’s a rain delay at Wimbledon, and I’m meeting Kari and Stephanie at 11:30 to walk around Back Cove before lunch: time to bake a cake! Fresh picked local organic strawberries are fragrant and delicious, but often delicate because they’re not bred to endure cross country shipping. When you think your berries … Continue reading

Gluten Free Winter Holiday Apple Cake
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Gluten Free Winter Holiday Apple Cake

This special cake combines elements from some of our favorite winter dessert recipes: Marie’s Apple Brownies, Citrus Olive Oil Cake, Pan Forte, and White Chocolate Mousse with Lemon Curd. Making it is a project, but fragrant aromas of the holiday season fill the house and the final product is satisfyingly beautiful and tasty. An excellent morning activity … Continue reading

Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies
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Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Read somewhere (an airline magazine?) about popular chefs’ favorite sneaky, secret ingredients. One admitted to using powdered milk in his conventional cookie recipes because it adds chewiness. Since “chewy” is a rare descriptor when it comes to gluten free cookies I was determined to experiment. Finding Organic Valley Non Fat Dry Milk  at Whole Foods cemented it. I’ve … Continue reading

Gluten Free Dairy Free Gingerbread Cakes
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Gluten Free Dairy Free Gingerbread Cakes

Joan organized lunch at Brita’s house last week and agreed to let me to bring dessert because it would help ME. A cool drizzly morning dictated the warm fall flavors of Gingerbread Cake. This recipe includes the use of flax seed meal which has notable health benefits. So Delicious Culinary Coconut Milk adds body, flavor, and richness to this moist cake. One topic of conversation … Continue reading