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Yellow Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting

Yellow cake or cupcakes–this recipe can be used for either. And the lavender frosting adds an whimsical addition to this tasty dessert.

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Carrot Cake

This carrot cake recipe is from the August/September issue of Living Without, an allergen-free cooking magazine. We used a different frosting recipe, though, which you can find lower down this post. I’ve had carrot cake before that was gluten-free and vegan, and it was good. I’ve found that allergen-free desserts I make myself are almost […]

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Raspberry-Filled Yellow Cake with Coconut Frosting

My little sister’s birthday was last week, and to celebrate, my older sister and I baked this lovely gluten-free and vegan cake. The frosting and cake recipe are from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook, and the raspberry filling recipe we found online. This cake was really good, though, like most gluten-free and vegan cakes, […]

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Chocolate Cake

This recipe comes from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook My sister and I made this for her birthday last week. The cake is rich, chocolatey, moist and wonderful. For the chocolate frosting we used the recipe that accompanies the cake recipe in the cookbook (Dark Chocolate Frosting). However, neither of us really liked it: […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

After a mad dash to the store to pick up some poppy seeds (who has those lying around?), my older sister and I finished this cake (recipe from The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook). Personally, I found it a little heavy, but she loved it. If you don’t eat poppy seeds, I’m sure the cake will taste […]

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Classic Crumb Cake

Every once in a while you need some down time. Maybe it comes after a particularly grueling test that you spent days studying for; maybe after a long work day answering phones; maybe after a morning gardening in the hot sun and then tramping around campus with your visiting family. Whatever the reason, curling up […]

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Chocolate Zucchini “Bread”

Zucchini! The one I used in this recipe was huge (as you can see), and I didn’t even use all of it. And you guessed it: it was part of my urban farm class harvest. I’ve always loved zucchini bread/cake, even before I knew I was gluten intolerant. There must be something about the vegetable […]

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