Archive | Desserts

Homemade ‘Magic Shell’ Ice Cream Topping

Why pay the high prices at the grocery store when you can make your own hardening chocolate ice cream topping at home. It only takes a few minutes, with ingredients that you already have on hand. A nice little treat for those hot summer nights. This amount made enough to top 4 ice creams for […]

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Buttercream Frosting

I topped the Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes with this wonderful buttercream frosting for my daughter & her friends. I think it was a great icing, not very sweet, but it piped onto the cupcakes beautifully, even on a very hot day.    

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Over the top Peanut Butter Brownies (gluten free)

I was on the hunt for something sweet to bake one evening, and found these. Simple, sweet, and GLUTEN FREE! Yeah! It really is a take on the flourless peanut butter cookie, making it more like a brownie bar. VERY delicious, my whole family enjoyed it. Great for anyone, not just those with a gluten […]

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Merry Meringues

These light-as-air cookies were a real treat for us. What else does one do with 4 leftover egg whites, but make meringue cookies! They were crunchy on the outside & chewy in the center. The cookies sprinkled with Jello flavoured powder actually had a cotton candy taste to them. Will definitely make these again!   […]

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Gluten Free Pastry Cream/Vanilla Pudding

I have recently received my first (yes, there will be more!) shipment of beautiful vanilla beans. I have watched the chefs on The Food Network use vanilla beans for years, and I have always wanted to try them. I love the taste of vanilla, but not for $2.50/bean. EEK! That is the price of them […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes were SOOOO good! They were as easy and quick to make as a boxed cake mix. Although I have never tried a gluten free boxed cake mix ($5.50/box, are you kidding??), I am SURE that these were way better than a box could give you. They were light, fluffy, super chocolatey, and a […]

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Gluten-Free Oreo Cookies

Mmm…Oreo cookies that are alright for a gluten-intolerant tummy. OK, maybe not the waistline of a gluten-intolerant person, but this sure will satisfy any cravings you have for Oreo cookies! These cookies have some crunch to them (the thinner you can slice them when making them, the crunchier they’ll be), and the cookie & frosting […]

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Daring Bakers May Challenge – The Opéra Cake (Gluten-free)

Isn’t it beautiful??I’ll give you a moment to savor it. Admire it. Drool over it.Do you know what you’re looking at? Have you ever heard of an Opéra cake before? I know I never had! For those of you that don’t know about this cake, it’s an extremely elegant and polished French dessert that is […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake Trifle

Mmm…this was so delicious! What started out as a flourless chocolate cake that REFUSED to be removed from it’s baking pan, turned into a beautiful, tasty trifle. This is perfect for those on a gluten free diet, but those that can tolerate gluten will love it as well.    

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