Candy Cane Lane…(Gingerbread Cupcake with Browned Butter Buttercream Frosting)
Lefse is a holiday tradition I was introduced to when I married into the Carlyle family. Both of my husband Chris’ parents are 50% Norwegian. Therefore, my oldest two children are 25% Norwegian. Grandma Bette has been making Lefse for our family for years at Christmas time. Lefse is a traditional Norwegian
Tis the Season for Holiday Baking. This time of year I love baking cookies. Gingerbread cookies are always at the top of the baking list. Christmas isn’t Christmas without Gingerbread cookies. Enjoy this easy to make and oh so delicious recipe. Your family and friends will eat them as quick as you make them. GFM Tip: I don’t have the patience for decorating these with faces and cute outfits like my mother in law so diligently does each year.
Cobbler is one of those few desserts that speak family, speak comfort, speak tradition to me. Whenever we would go to grandmas house for dinner, she always had her famous Peach Cobbler for dessert. Grandma made hers the southern way, with an amazing biscuit topping. It was D-elicious! If I ever find her recipe, I will convert it gluten free for you.
Gluten Free Challah Bread This fall, I was walking through Seattle’s Famous Pike Place Market. As I was passing many bakeries and smelling the sweet aroma of baked goods that I could not eat, I passed by a bakery with the most beautiful breads in the window. One of them was Challah bread. My mouth watered as I looked at it and I made it a goal to make this bread gluten free. With Easter and the Passover coming up, I thought there was no better time to create it. Challah bread is traditional dairy free. It is also made in a braid of 6 braids. It is difficult to form braids with gluten free breads and still have the bread...
Gluten Free Mama shows you how to take her popular Gluten Free Pull-Apart Dinner Roll Recipe and make it 9 different ways and 11 different variations! It’s like 11 recipes in one. This post includes tips, on pans to use, baking times, and fun variations. Making dinner rolls just became fun and even more delicious.
These Red White and Blue Strawberries will delight guests at your picnics, parties and gatherings this weekend! They are simple to make, beautiful to look at and tasty to eat, oh, and Patriotic too! Enjoy!Ingredients24 StrawberiesDark Chocolate Melting Wafers (or 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips melted with 1 Tbsp. spectrum shortening)White Chocolate Melting Wafers (or 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips melted with 1 Tbsp. spectrum shortening) Blue Sprinkles GFM Tip: If you don’t have blue sprinkles, no worries! You can make them. Take coarse white sugar sprinkles and add 1-2 drops of blue food coloring and mix. Add more food coloring as necessary to achieve desired color. You can buy any color sprinkle your hearts desire is at http://www.layercakeshop.com/ .DirectionsLine a large...
It took me three years to convert Grandma Bette’s recipe to gluten free so that Lexie and I can enjoy it too. The first year and second year it did not get Grandma Bette’s seal of approval. She said it was good but too dry. This final recipe, she said I nailed it by adding a little more butter and a little less flour.
Spritz Cookies have been a holiday favorite for generations! Spritz cookies are a German cookie referred to as “Spritzgebäck”, which are made from flour, butter, sugar and eggs. They are made using a cookie press that has different templates and make different designs, or can be made using a pastry bag with a star tip. They are called Spritz cookies because they come from the word “spritzen” which means “to squirt”. They are a fragile cookie in nature with a rich buttery taste.