Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe
Posted: 27 October 2013 10:26 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Hello Fellow Bakers!

A good friend of mine asked me to do her birthday cake - there is just one issue - it mush be gluten free.

I tried the Betty Crocker chocolate cake in the past and i am not a big fan of it - does anyone know a good gluten free chocolate cake recipe?
I was hoping Rose had one, but i can’t find one.

Thanks

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Posted: 27 October 2013 11:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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How about the amazing cloudless chocolate torte???

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Posted: 27 October 2013 02:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Thanks Anne - i assume that is from Rose….do you happen to know which book that is in?  I have the CB and heavenly cakes…
Thanks!!

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Posted: 27 October 2013 02:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Sorry! There’s two:

CB p 84-87 (Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte)
RHC p 279 (Hungarian Jancsi Torta), which has walnuts

Report back, please!!!

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Posted: 27 October 2013 03:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Awesome!
Thanks! i am going to look into them now….i will definitely report back!!!

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Posted: 27 October 2013 03:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Looking forward to it!

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Posted: 27 October 2013 08:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I just made the chocolate feather bed, which is flourless, and it is divine.  You can cut it into any shape (mine was a long, narrow loaf) and frost it with anything you like, but I recommend keeping the whipped ganache filling, it is to die for smile  Chocolate feather bed is in RHC.

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Posted: 27 October 2013 09:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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chocolate feather bed

I never realized that was flourless!  That would make a magnificent party cake!

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Posted: 29 October 2013 11:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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If you are looking for a butter style cake, I was recently browsing KAF’s selection of recipes and I was amazed to see how many gluten-free options were listed.  FYI.

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Posted: 04 November 2013 06:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Thanks Sherrie

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Posted: 01 December 2013 05:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Hi Anne - I tried the CB - pay 87-89 (Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte) and it was a hit!  Thanks for suggesting - she loved the flavor!

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Posted: 01 December 2013 10:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Yay!  I will have to give it a try myself one day!

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Posted: 29 December 2013 01:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Will be trying those recipes, they sound yummy!

I tried some of these gluten-free before: http://www.yumbles.com/gluten-free/ - you wouldn’t know they’re gluten-free! Not the same as making your own but inspiring nonetheless, in fact I am in contact with one of the ladies that makes the brownies and got some amazing tips!

Will report back once I’ve tried the recipes.

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Posted: 04 February 2014 09:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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I struggled with this for a while, as most cakes just don’t taste very good at all without gluten. But, to my amazement, and my gluten intolerant daughters delight, Rose’s Germain chocolate cake from her Heavenly Cakes book actually comes out with an even more light and dedicate texture when gluten free! So now I make it that way even if my daughter is not at home. I simply replace the two flours with equal weight of a high quality gluten free white flour mix (not a cake mix, but one meant for making both cakes and bread, without any leavening agents etc added). Be careful when handling the cake, as it is also a bit more fragile, and take care not to over-bake it - then it becomes more dry than a normal over-baked cake (but if not over-baked it is surprisingly moist for such a light cake).

Good luck!

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