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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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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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Swedish Cardamon Cookies

These traditional Swedish Christmas cookies are also known as Pepper Kakar. They’re full of spices (cinnamon, cloves and cardamom), and go great with a glass of cold rice milk. Cardamom is the main spice in masala chai in South Asia and the familiar chai latte of Starbucks fame. This recipe is from Cybele Pascal’s The […]

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Linzer Tart Cookies

For Christmas, I decided to make special cookies. So I tried my hand at Linzer tarts. The recipe I used is from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Basically, it was amazing. The cookies soaked in some of the jam and remained moist and delicious for days. If you want to impress someone with gluten-free […]

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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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Orange Cranberry Muffins

I was well on my way to making these muffins when the unfortunate happened. I’d zested the orange, then cut it open to juice — and discovered it was, in fact, a grapefruit. Just my luck. Thus commenced a rapid bike ride to the nearest store and the purchasing of an orange. But the extra […]

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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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Orange Marmalade Tea Biscuits

These tea biscuits are from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. My making them came about from a Pride and Prejudice marathon with my mom and sisters. And I’m not talking Keira Knightly. I’m talking Colin Firth. And 5 hours. To fortify ourselves for the long, but wonderful road ahead, and to get in the […]

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Champion Sandwich Bread

I am going to learn to make bread to-morrow. So you may imagine me with my sleeves rolled up, mixing flour, milk, saleratus, etc., with a deal of grace. I advise you if you don’t know how to make the staff of life to learn with dispatch. –Emily Dickinson Now, this post doesn’t involve milk […]

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