Monday, February 25, 2013

Gluten free Donuts

Nicholas loves donuts and Gluten free donuts to purchase are over a dollar a donut! I saw this recipe and tried it gluten free. They are a hit! and saves money:)

Baked Chocolate Cake Doughnuts
Yield: 6 large or 1 dozen small doughnuts
A wonderful baked chocolate cake doughnut recipe adapted from Amy Clark on Mom Advice
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 4oz bar Ghiradelli Semi-Sweet or white Chocolate, chopped, melted and slightly cooled
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup aprils gluten free flour blend flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting
  • Dash of cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In the bowl of your stand mixer, add milk, brown sugar and 1 egg. Mix until well incorporated.
  3. Slowly add melted chocolate, butter, and vanilla. Mix on low for 1 minute.
  4. Continuing on low speed, add flour, baking soda and salt. Continue mixing until batter is smooth.
  5. Lightly spray your doughnut pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Fill each portion of the doughnut pan 3/4 of the way full. Bake for 12 minutes or until doughnuts spring back when touched.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow doughnuts to sit for one minute. Then, remove doughnuts from pan and place on a wire cooling rack.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Chocolate Cake GF/DF

Chocolate cake

gf /dairy free 

Makes 1- 9 inch round cake or 12 cupcakes

1/2 cup coconut oil
1 cup sugar
1 t. vanilla
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups Gf flour blend of your choice

1 cup unsweetened cocoa (Ramstandt)
1/2 cup boiling hot water
Cream butter or coconut oil with sugar in mixing bowl fitted with paddle attachment.  Add one egg at a time.  Add vanilla and blend.  Place baking mix in medium bowl.  Sift in cocoa.  Add ½ of the dry mix to the butter mixture and blend.  Add half the hot water and blend.  Add remaining dry mix and remaining hot water.  Stir well to combine.
Pour into greased 8×8 square pan or 9 inch round cake pan. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or when toothpick inserted comes out clean.