I am not gluten intolerant, although some commercial cakes do give me a tummy ache which is why I mostly bake my own, but I do have a couple of friends who have coeliacs disease & I know how hard it is for them to find really good cakes sometimes.
I have a recipe for chocolate muffins & I'm going to try one of my tried & very well tested recipes for chocolate cupcakes but switch out the flour for gluten free flour, I already use gluten free baking powder so I'm hoping it will all turn out ok.
I have my testers all chomping at the bit to try these out & in our house even the rejects will get eaten!
I'm starting with a little cheat tonight & have made some chocolate chip cookies from a ready mix - I know, shock horror, me, baking from a box!!! (My only excuse is not enough time this evening, hence baking at 11pm, honest guv!). These cookies aren't just gluten free, they are wheat & dairy free too. As usual though, I had to add something of my own & that was linseeds, when I make my own I like nuts, seeds & dried fruit in them so every bite is packed with goodness.
I used the Hale & Hearty brand, just add an egg & 50g butter (if you want to make them vegan you can replace the egg & butter with soya yogurt & dairy free margarine) to the cookie mix & combine, roll into small balls, press flat, then bake.
The cookies are lovely crunchy on the outside & chewy in the centre. They took only 5 mins to prepare & 15 mins to bake.
There were 4 more, but I ate them!
Are you gluten intolerant?? If you have any recipes you could share do let me know.