+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 22
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    260
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    69
    Reviews
    0
    Some of the g f cake mixes are also dairy free, or have a dairy free option.
    And are easy and yummy.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    1,030
    Thanks
    40
    Thanked
    611
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I can't remember if it's lactose free (and I'm sure you can work around it with alternatives) but there's a chocolate cake on womens weekly website that uses whole boiled organges blended up and almond flour that is a knockout. It's not cheap given the amount of almond flour, but as a special occasion cake it's amazing!

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    1,030
    Thanks
    40
    Thanked
    611
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Sorry - just went to check it for you, it's on taste, not womens weekly.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    260
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    69
    Reviews
    0
    I'd like to also add this:
    Gluten free cakes can be considerably more fragile and crumbly than usual, so it pays to treat them gently, letting them cool in the tin etc..............

    Plenty of tears have been shed over a gluten free cake that smelled delicious while cooking and looked just like the picture, but fell into a million crumby pieces on turning it out. Which is why I tend to go with the packet mix, which has the right proportions of a binding agent like guar gum already added, but without ending up rubbery.

    Best of luck!

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    748
    Thanks
    410
    Thanked
    271
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I have this great GF and DF chocolate cake recipe I found here http://allrecipes.com.au/recipe/1127...late-cake.aspx it is so yummy and easy to make.
    Last edited by AceOfBase; 26-06-2012 at 07:40. Reason: 2nd recipe not suitable for GF or DF. Very sorry everyone, will let the friend who gave it to me know too.

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    260
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    69
    Reviews
    0
    Oh dear:
    I'm reasonably certain that Mars bars and rice bubbles contain gluten, which I know is frustrating......please check the ingredient list for the words "contains gluten" probably bolded at the end.
    Just goes to show how hard it can be, when a flourless cake turns out to have gluten in it. Also dairy.

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Launceston
    Posts
    13,468
    Thanks
    732
    Thanked
    2,355
    Reviews
    34
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mumtochris View Post
    I have this great GF and DF chocolate cake recipe I found here http://allrecipes.com.au/recipe/1127...late-cake.aspx it is so yummy and easy to make.

    There is also a mars bar slice which is also yummy:
    3 Mars Bars
    3 tablespoons margarine
    1 tablespoon Golden Syrup
    3 cups Rice Bubbles
    200g Cadbury chocolate

    Melt Mars Bars with margarine. Add Rice Bubbles and syrup. Press into lined slice tin. Melt the chocolate and pour over. Refrigerate to set.
    This has gluten and dairy in this recipe.

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    260
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    69
    Reviews
    0
    So I just checked the ingredient list on the website- it's the barley malt extract which is the problem.

  9. #19
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    748
    Thanks
    410
    Thanked
    271
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by really old View Post
    So I just checked the ingredient list on the website- it's the barley malt extract which is the problem.
    OK, well I better tell my friend who gave me this mars bar recipe as she makes things gluten free. She assured me rice is perfectly fine. In regards to the margarine, just use a substitute like Nuttelex I suppose.
    Last edited by AceOfBase; 25-06-2012 at 18:55.

  10. #20
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3,532
    Thanks
    1,313
    Thanked
    1,390
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Like share a book said, just be really, really careful about cross contamination.

    As crazy as it sounds, even a crumb of gluten can be enough to set off an autoimmune reaction in sensitive people.

    Wood is particularly problematic, so if you steer clear of the chopping board and use a stainless steel spoon, you should be all good

    I think it is so nice that you are going to the trouble of making a gluten free cake for someone (assuming it's not for yourself of course! )


 

Similar Threads

  1. Give me your Gluten free cake/cupcakes recipes
    By nudge88 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28-05-2012, 19:54
  2. Gluten free pastry recipe
    By Js Mum in forum Recipes & Lunchbox Ideas
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 18-03-2012, 19:45
  3. Where can I get Egg Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free cake or Cupcakes in Sydney?
    By Lumpy in forum Food allergies & intolerances
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 29-12-2011, 20:04

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Baby U & The Wiggles - Toilet Training ProductsToilet training can be a testing time but Baby U is there to assist you and your toddler with the daunting task of ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Small Age GapGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Acupuncture recommendations - Melbourne.Conception & Fertility General Chat
Come chat, Ladies who are 40+ TTC or ExpectingConception & Fertility General Chat
Amazing August TTCConception & Fertility General Chat
I am... #20General Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›