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  • Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake 1
    Sweets & Snacks,  Gluten Free

    Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake

    Today’s Christmas Inspired recipe is for my Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake, which is packed full of fruit booze and flavour.  Let’s get real here, fruitcake is one of those desserts that you either love the taste of or it makes you gag. I have always fallen into the first category and in fact, fruitcake formed a large part of my families Christmas celebrations. It is very easy to make and if you follow my instructions there really won’t be too many hurdles to overcome.😉 Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake Bake this festive fruitcake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the…

  • Gluten Free Brownies with Tahini Swirls
    Sweets & Snacks,  Gluten Free

    Gluten Free Brownies with Tahini Swirls

    Today, in partnership with Checkers, I am sharing a recipe for these Gluten Free Brownies with Tahini Swirls which are made with almond flour, cocoa powder, butter and caster sugar. These moist and fudgy chocolate brownies have generous swirls of tahini, which is a paste made from sesame seeds and gives these brownies a rich nutty flavour. Tips for making these Brownies Almond flour works a bit differently than traditional flour. Since it’s high in fat, it makes baked foods like brownies super moist and tender. When measuring almond flour, I advise using a scale Whisk the eggs and sugar until they pass the “ribbon test.” When you whisk them…

  • Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Cake
    Sweets & Snacks,  Gluten Free

    Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

    It’s World Chocolate Day and I am sharing my aunts Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Cake recipe. This cake is unbelievably tender and MOIST and is sweetened with honey, so when you top with chocolate frosting, it won’t be overly sweet. This Chocolate Cake uses a combination of cocoa powder and almond flour as the flour replacement and is then topped with a creamy and luxurious chocolate frosting. NOTES: I doubled the mixture to make a layered cake and topped with @cadbury_sa Flake & Whispers. Enjoy! LFC X Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Cake It’s World Chocolate Day and I am sharing my aunts Ultimate Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake recipe. This cake is unbelievably tender…

  • Fudgy Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies
    Gluten Free,  Sweets & Snacks

    Fudgy Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies

    Today I am making Fudgy Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies, that are so good you won’t actually believe they are gluten-free! The recipe is my adaption from The Kate Tin’s ‘Broke Brownies‘, which uses traditional cake flour. I changed the recipe slightly by doubling everything, substituting the cake flour for almond flour and adding a pinch of xanthan gum. Tips for making these Fudgy Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies Almond flour works a bit differently than traditional flour. Since it’s high in fat, it makes baked foods like brownies super moist and tender. When measuring almond flour, I advise using a scale Whisk the eggs and sugar until they pass the “ribbon…

  • Healthy Gluten-Free Fruit Cake 17
    Sweets & Snacks

    Healthy Gluten-Free Fruit Cake

    Today’s Christmas Inspired recipe is for my Healthy Gluten-Free Fruit Cake, which is packed full of fruit, seeds and flavour.  Let’s get real here, fruitcake is one of those desserts that you either love the taste of or it makes you gag. I have always fallen into the first category and in fact, fruitcake formed a large part of my families Christmas celebrations. My Family & Christmas Eve My Aunt Trudi would always make her famous Fruit Cake in a Bundt pan every year for Christmas Eve. The house would be decked in beautiful lights inside and out (a time before load shedding), the most delicious smells would waft from…

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