Category Archives: Dessert

Cashew Cupcakes

I ran out of almond flour but had several pounds of raw cashews in my freezer so I looked to them as a cake base. I don’t like cashews in bread because I found them too sweet but sweetness is … Continue reading

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Grain Free Granola Bites

These bar cookies are based on Best Express Food’s Traditional Aussie Bites. The original contains rolled oat, oat flour, butter, canola oil, sugar, honey, dried apricots, raisins, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, shredded coconut, baking soda and salt. They’ve addictive but … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chestnut Cupcakes with Chocolate Coconut Frosting

Chestnut flour is my new favorite baking ingredient. It has more starch than most things I currently eat but it makes for a light and fluffy grain free cupcake. I’ve made the cupcake recipe as written and also by replacing … Continue reading

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Chestnut Gingerbread

I made this at Christmas and I love how it turned out. It’s very close in flavor and texture to its wheat flour kin. I did use molasses despite my inflammation issues with sugar but some things are worth it. … Continue reading

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Grain Free Cinnamon Rolls

My cousin and his wife posted photos of the cinnamon rolls they made before Christmas and it inspired me to make a grain free version. Yeast works well with grain free dough as long as it has enough starch to … Continue reading

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Grain Free Chocolate Hazelnut Pie Crust

This idea came to me a few weeks ago when I made chocolate hazelnut cookies. I thought it’d be a great crust for dairy free pumpkin pie. I replaced corn starch with coconut flour, date sugar with the sugar alcohol … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

I had a sweet tooth the other night so I threw these cookies together. I added corn starch to improve the texture and it worked out better than I expected. They’re crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, … Continue reading

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