How do you make a gluten free cake?
Here's one way: http://www.food52.com/recipes...
There are tons of good gluten-free cake recipes on-line. Most of them call for several kinds of flour in addition to xantham gum and other modifiers. Gluten-free Girl has a good variety of recipes: http://glutenfreegirl.com...
I find that if I'm making a birthday cake for someone who is not eating gluten (my boyfriend) I will either buy the most mainstream mix I can find (betty crocker makes chocolate and vanilla gluten-free cake mixes) as these taste as much like a "real" cake as one can get, or at least as much like a cake that a 5 year old would love. Or I make a cheesecake, substituting an appropriately flavored gluten-free cookie for the graham crackers in the crust. I can recommend the icebox lemon cheesecake that was on Cook's Country recently (I'm not sure if it's available on their website currently, but there are a lot of blogs with mildly modified versions), but only if you have a stand mixer.
There's also always the flourless chocolate cake, something that I adore eating, but have never quite gotten right when making myself (I suspect my oven is the culprit).
Smoky and Spicy Paloma
Wine to go, without the box.
Go play outside!
Poems for your fridge.
Make your houseplants do double duty.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.