Red Velvet Cupcakes


Why is red velvet a food trend right now? Please tell me who to blame. Recently I was asked to do a gluten-free cooking demo for the local chapter of the Celiac Association. There was a special request to make red velvet cupcakes. Not one to turn down a challenge or a request … [Read more...]

Piña Colada Cupcakes

Fresh Out of the Oven

I offered to bring dessert the other night to a friend's place. I suggested cupcakes since I am in experimentation baking mode lately. Then I was reminded ... one of them doesn't like chocolate. There goes my standby cupcake recipe. So, time to get creative. I wanted to … [Read more...]

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Zucchini, beets, carrots, even turnips. Veggies in sweet baking is not unheard of. In fact, when I was in Grade 5 our school did a fundraiser for something - probably gym or band equipment or something - and to raise money they created a cookbook that parents and students … [Read more...]

Flawless Cake Icing

This is adapted from a recipe that I used to make before our household was GF/Vegan. Flawless Cake Icing 1/2 cup Earth Balance 2 cups icing sugar Cream together.  Then beat in: 2 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp non-dairy milk 1 cup icing sugar If stiff, add 1-2 Tbsp non-dairy milk … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcake

  Well, I've gone ahead and done it!  I've recreated a carrot cake recipe that's vegan and gluten-free and made it into a bite-size cupcake.  I've made it the way we like it, so it might not have the raisins or the pineapple in it like most recipes seem to call … [Read more...]