Honeycomb Christmas Slice – Gluten Free

6DFDF925-3E09-45EF-A0EF-47AAC70B4E9FIngredients

  • 100gm unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 250gm Gluten Free chocolate chip biscuits, crushed
  • 3 x 50gm Cadbury Crunchie chocolate bars, crushed
  • 200gm dark cooking chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Red and green icing for decorating

Method

  1. Melt butter and condensed milk in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add to crushed biscuits and Crunchie bar in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Press firmly into a greased square slice pan 20cmx20cm and refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  4. Melt chocolate and oil in small saucepan over low heat. Pour over slice base and refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  5. Decorate with red and green icing. Once icing has hardened, cut into pieces and serve.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Custard Pudding

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 110gm unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup gluten free plain flour, sifted
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted, plus extra to dust
  • 2 cups milk, warmed
  • icing sugar for dusting

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160’C and grease a baking dish with spray oil.
  2. In a bench mixer, which egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Beat egg yolks, vanilla and sugar until mixture thickens. Add butter and beat until combined. Slowly add flour, cocoa, and milk and beat until combined.
  4. Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture.
  5. Pour mixture into baking dish and bake for 1 hour.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. .
  7. Dust with icing sugar and serve.

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White Chocolate Scones – Gluten Free

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Makes approximately 16 scones

Ingredients

  • 4 cups gluten free self raising flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, roughly chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2cups milk

 

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 220’C and line a baking tray.
  2. Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir quickly to combine.
  3. Lightly knead mixture on a bench until 2 cm high.
  4. Cut with scone cutter and place scones on lined baking tray.
  5. Bake for approximatley 15 minutes.

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Chocolate Fudge Cake – Gluten Free

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This cake is a long time family favourite from the Family Circle Favourite Cake Recipes book.

Recently, we have adapted the Chocolate Fudge Cake to be Gluten Free and here is the recipe.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 125gm butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups gluten free plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch salt

Icing

  • 125gm butter
  • 2 1/2 cups icing sugar, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons hot water

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160’C and prepare two 20cm round cake tins.
  2. Beat butter until light and creamy. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix cocoa with hot water to form a paste and gradually add to the cake mixture.
  4. Combine milk and vinegar to sour.
  5. Sift together flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Add to cake mixture alternately with sour milk. Stir to combine.
  6. Pour mixture evenly between the two prepared cake tins and bake for approximatley 30 minutes or until cooked through. Allow the cakes to cool in their tins for ten minutes and turn onto racks allowing to cool completely.
  7. Whilst the cakes are baking, prepare the icing by beating butter until light and creamy.
  8. Mix cocoa with hot water to form a paste and add to the butter alternately with the icing sugar.
  9. Cover the cake with the icing, including a layer between the two cakes.

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Gluten Free Individual White Chocolate Cheesecakes

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Ingredients

Method

  1. Place biscuits into a zip lock bag and lightly crush with a rolling pin. Place biscuit pieces into serving glass, reserving some for decoration.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon rind until the mixture reaches a smooth consistency.
  3. Add the dissolved gelatine and fold in the whipped cream and melted chocolate.
  4. Distribute evenly in each glass. Decorate with reserved crushed biscuits.

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