Daring Bakers’ Filbert Gateau

This month’s Daring Bakers challenge came from Great Cakes: Over 250 Recipes to Bake, Share, and Enjoy by Carole Walter. I made this month’s challenge for the Daring Bakers twice! The recipe was quite a challenge to make in the summertime even in my air conditioned kitchen. The whipped cream, buttercream, and ganache kept melting [...]

Chocolate Biscuits and Strawberries

This is such an easy gluten free dessert! I thought of making gluten free brownies last night, but I decided to make these chocolate biscuits instead. They are not as rich as brownies and take much less time to prepare and bake. I am sure that not everyone will appreciate a chocolate-flavored biscuit, but I [...]

Chocolate Dipped Brownie Torte Wedges

Last week when I made chocolate covered strawberries, I decided I wanted something a little more decadent to go with them on the dessert plate. I made these chocolate dipped brownie torte wedges and they were a big hit! Cooking Note: The torte is not going to be very tall, but that is intentional. These [...]

Chocolate Chunk Toffee Cookies

This recipe is a jazzed up version of the no flour peanut butter cookie. I like this version because it includes creamy, crunchy toffee that goes so well with quinoa and oatmeal. And what is not to like about chunks of bittersweet chocolate? The cool thing about this cookie is that it is a little [...]

Cindalou’s Flourless Espresso Chocolate Cake

One of my favorite gluten-free blogs is Cindalou’s Kitchen Blues. Cindy and Jon author this fantastic gluten-free blog that focuses on healthy gluten-free, dairy-free, and low carb recipes. I think of Cindy as a gluten-free Rose Levy Beranbaum because she approaches gluten-free cooking from a scientific angle. I love that! I admit that I completely [...]