Posts about baking


My First Sugar Free Christmas – Butterhorns Edition

As readers will know, I had to give up refined sugar this year. After the initial cupboard-purge, it’s been easier than I thought it would be.¬†But now it’s Christmas. And part of the fun of Christmas is food – ... Read More  

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Shockingly Delicious Allergen-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

No, really. Shockingly good. Which was a surprise, considering that literally the only ingredients I did NOT substitute were the salt and baking soda. Try them. You’ll never believe they’re allergen-free. Ingredients 1 1/3 cups Spectrum 100% palm oil ... Read More  

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“Can’t Believe It’s Vegan and Gluten Free” Pumpkin Orange Cake

I’m not actually vegan, but I’m allergic to dairy and eggs as well as gluten, which makes baking a significant¬†challenge. This pumpkin orange cake turned out so well, though, I had to share. Sadly, I have no photograph – ... Read More  

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Hypoallergenic Southern Comfort Red Velvet Cake

According to a buddy of mine who works for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, there are seven major food allergens: wheat/gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, nuts, sesame, and shellfish. I’m allergic to the first five, plus a random assortment of ... Read More