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Baking Basics: Xanthan Gum
December 31, 2010 – 11:18 am | No Comments
Baking Basics: Xanthan Gum

Many of us have recipes based on wheat-flour that we would like to convert to gluten-free.  In order to do that, we first need to choose an appropriate flour blend and then add enough xanthan …

Gluten-free Vanilla Cake with Fresh Raspberries
July 8, 2010 – 12:21 pm | No Comments
Gluten-free Vanilla Cake with Fresh Raspberries

About a month ago, we were at the Boulder Farmer’s Market and discovered a new vendor, Lillabee (www.lillabeebaking.com,) selling gluten-free baking mixes.  I love supporting local entrepreneurs, so we purchased a bag of their pancake …

Gluten-Free Muffin/Cake Flour Blend Recipe
April 6, 2010 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Gluten-Free Muffin/Cake Flour Blend Recipe

You can use many different kinds of gluten-free flours when making muffins and cakes. The important thing is to use more high-protein, high-fiber flours than starches in your blend – in an approximate 2:1 …

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
February 13, 2010 – 1:46 pm | No Comments
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I was asked by a parent at my daughter’s school if I wanted to contribute some baked goods for their 2nd grade Valentine’s Day Party.  Since she cannot have most of …