Gluten Free Lemon Cupcakes | Lemon Glaze

These gluten free lemon cupcakes have the tender crumb of the best vanilla cake, and they’re packed with lemon flavor. For lemon lovers only!

Creaming the butter and sugar

Creaming the butter and sugar in this cupcake batter is essential to making a tender cake that is light, and never greasy. You want to whip them together until the color is pale yellow, and then again after adding the eggs.

That way, you’ll create just enough air bubbles in the batter, and the cupcakes will hold onto them during and after baking. When making cookies, I rarely cream the butter and sugar, since I typically want my cookies to be chewy.

Lemon cupcake batter in mixing bowl

A thick glaze that doesn’t disappear into the cupcakes

Rather than frosting, these gluten free lemon cupcakes have a simple lemon sugar glaze instead thick frosting. The glaze helps to seal in the moisture in the cupcakes, and easily … Read more

Glazed Gluten Free Donut Holes

These glazed gluten free donut holes are light and airy with that thin glaze that crackles when you bite into them. Just like the donut shop!

The (relative) importance of gluten free donut holes

When my gluten free son was little, my heart broke when I’d think of the things he couldn’t eat, and might never even try. Dunkin Donuts munchkins seemed to be the most common birthday treat that parents would bring to school, and my kid couldn’t touch them.

Good thing he doesn’t read the blog, because he would kill me for sharing this, but when he was about 7 or 8, he wondered aloud “what munchkins might taste like.” You can guess what happened next.

I know that with all of the struggles in the world, not having the donut that everyone else has is not at all important. But when your kid is little, it means … Read more

Gluten Free Strawberry Cupcakes

These tender and light gluten free strawberry cupcakes are flavored with cooked and pureed strawberry syrup, and topped with a strawberry glaze or frosting.

How to bake with strawberries

When strawberry season is in full swing, they smell like strawberries, look like strawberries (red inside and out!) and even taste like strawberries. I never really tire of baking with this lovely fruit, but baking with a berry that has a ton of moisture can be tricky.

These gluten free strawberry cupcakes are made with a strawberry syrup that’s easily made by cooking some strawberries (frozen work great here) with some sugar and a bit of water. Blend the cooked mixture, and you have a concentrated strawberry flavor that adds color, sweetness, and aroma.

Frozen strawberries, like all frozen fruits, are frozen at the peak of freshness, so they’re always perfectly ripe. Since they’re being cooked down in the syrup, … Read more

15 Mouthwatering Topping Ideas

In terms of planning a wedding, the prices soon mount up so you need to have a price range and be very strict with the way you control it. If there are any methods that you may save money, then they need to be checked out very carefully. Stir collectively flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter combination alternately with milk, starting and ending with flour combination. Beat at low velocity just till blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10″ (12 cup) tube pan. All of us scream for a personalised cake message” After all, you’ll be able to. Sending a cake with no personalised message is equivalent to sending a clean card. Carry an on the spot twist by writing a candy textual content. Let the special moments of happiness are always cherished and remembered … Read more

Gluten Free Chocolate Muffins | Lighter Option

These gluten free chocolate muffins have tons of rich chocolate flavor and are really satisfying for breakfast. Make the lighter option, and they have only 180 calories, with all that rich chocolate flavor. 

These rich chocolate muffins have way way less sugar than I would usually use in muffins or cupcakes, and lots less butter. They’re tender and chocolatey, but clearly muffins and not cupcakes.

Lite gluten free chocolate muffins have 180 calories & under 2 teaspoons of sugar. Still rich and generous, with all the rich chocolate flavor. Have it all!

The lighter gluten free chocolate muffin variation

This is not a “diet” blog. I don’t count calories, and I don’t ever want my 2 girls to hear me complaining about the way I look, so I never do it.

In the same spirit, I don’t generally provide nutrition information for my recipes (that, and it’s crazy labor-intensive to do it). The exception is when I offer a recipe as “lighter,” or “light.”

Since both fat (yum!) and sugar (yum!) are not only delicious but act … Read more