Tag Archives: Gluten-free desserts

Bob Red Mill’s Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour Gets the Cupcake Test

This week, I’m reporting on what happened when I gave Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour my cupcake test.

Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake

Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake

It all started so casually with a simple question: “Ever had hummingbird cake?” An image of four and twenty blackbirds in a pie immediately started to swirl through my mind. But I knew that wasn’t the correct answer. No, I’d never even heard of it. Kathleen Cwirko, the talented stylist who helped to orchestrate the photo shoots for my upcoming cookbook gave me a quick smile and wrote down the name of the cake on a little piece of lilac […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll For The Holidays

Sub-title: A lesson about xanthan gum in gluten-free baking. I ‘ve had many requests for a gluten-free pumpkin roll recipe over the years. People typically ask me to help them convert a treasured family recipe for it right around mid-October. I didn’t catch on at first because the requests trickled in a little at a time, but after about six years, I finally noticed a distinct pattern – almost every recipe was the same. The quantity and combination of spices […]

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Sugar Crunchies and Friends

One of the many wonderful things about doing what I do is being able to correspond with the kind, caring and interesting people who write to me. I really do feel like I have friends all over the world even though I haven’t actually met many of them face to face. The list is long and it would be hard for me to name them all here, but one thing is for sure, I know their emails as soon as […]