My Christmas Choc-Raspberry and Caramel Trifle Gluten Free

Serves 4

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Gluten Free Caramel Cake

Ingredients

Cake

  • 250gm butter
  • 250gm brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups gluten free self raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Frosting

  • 125gm butter
  • 3 cups soft icing mixture
  • 1/2 cup caramel topping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Decoration

  • caramel topping
  • sliced banana

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160’C and prepare two 25cm round cake tins.
  2. Cream butter and brown sugar in a bench mixer.
  3. Gradually add the remaining cake ingredients and beat until well combined.
  4. Pour cake mixture equally into prepared tins and bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Cream butter and icing mixture.
  6. Add caramel topping and vanilla and continue to beat until smooth.
  7. Allow cakes to cool and spread some of the frosting over one of the cakes.
  8. Place the second cake on top of the first and cover the cake with the remaining frosting.
  9. Decorate with caramel topping and banana and serve.

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My Baked Pear & Apple Dessert

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Serves 4

  • 4 Pears
  • 4 apples, cored
  • 125ml maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons sultanas
  • 250 grams ginger nut biscuits
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons self raising flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180’C.
  2. Cut apples and pear in half horizontally and place fruit skin side down on a large pan lined with baking paper.
  3. Spoon sultanas evenly into centre of each apple and pear.
  4. Combine maple syrup and cinnamon in a bowl and spoon over apples and pears. Coat well.
  5. Place biscuits in a bag and crush finely with a wooden pin. Transfer to a bowl and combine with remaining ingredients. Add a spoonful of topping on each apple and pear.
  6. Bake in oven for 20 – 25 minutes or until apples and pears are tender. Remove and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  7. Serve warm with your favourite custard or ice-cream.

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