Pear and Loganberry Slices

A loganberry is like a cross between a raspberry and a blackberry so either of these berries could also be substituted in this recipe. Adapted from a Rachel Allen recipe – bake Ingredients 3 ripe pears, peeled, cored and sliced Handful of loganberries 2 eggs 175g caster sugar 75g butter 75ml whole milk 125g self-raising gluten free flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking … Continue reading Pear and Loganberry Slices

Berry Meringue Pie

This is a rough and ready recipe and a very lazy take on a lemon meringue pie, using the glut of summer fruit as a starting point. It involves two of my previous recipes, for a gluten free pastry base and the meringue topping. Ingredients Shortcrust pastry Strawberries, blackcurrants, raspberries, loganberries, blackberries…enough fruit to fill a pie Meringue Caster sugar Butter, for greasing Directions Preheat … Continue reading Berry Meringue Pie

Gluten Free Chocolate and Coffee Cupcakes

Another adventure in coconut flour, these are not ideal if you’re on a diet but go very well with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. Makes about 12 small cupcakes Ingredients For the cupcakes: 75g butter 125g sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 100g dark chocolate 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt For the icing: 250g … Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate and Coffee Cupcakes

Gluten Free Coconut Cupcakes with Lime Icing

This combination of ingredients is adapted from a recipe on Elana’s Kitchen. I was trying out coconut flour for the first time and also attempting to substitute more traditional ingredients for the agave nectar and coconut oil that Elana uses. I almost gave up on this experiment after the first batch of cupcakes – a horrible butter-logged disaster. Like, really horrible. I also ‘made up’ … Continue reading Gluten Free Coconut Cupcakes with Lime Icing

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Gluten Free Shortbread Biscuits

A quick and easy recipe. Makes about 12 biscuits. Ingredients 2oz butter 4oz caster sugar 6oz Tritamyl flour (or all purpose gluten free flour) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon xanthan gum Directions Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the baking powder and xanthan gum to the flour and mix well. Fold the flour mixture into the buttery mixture and … Continue reading Gluten Free Shortbread Biscuits