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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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Mixed Berry and Custard Tart

The trick to this tart is to make the crust beforehand–it needs to cool before you glaze it, chill it, and then fill it. But it’s all worth it. The crust really tastes like shortbread–my mom liked it so much she suggested next time just rolling out the dough, using cookie cutters and baking shortbread […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Late spring … a time when you plant the garden, celebrate being home from school, and eat good food at your parents’ house. College is over for the year (until I study abroad next month!…) so it’s time to relax. Yesterday I inexplicably got a hankering to bake. I wanted something in season–and a fruit […]

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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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Snickerdoodles

This recipe comes from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook My sister and I made these as Christmas cookies–but somehow I don’t think they’ll make all the way through the week. They’re too delicious! There are a lot of ingredients in this simple cookie recipe, but the super quick bake time makes up for it, […]

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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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