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 02:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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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 03:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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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 08:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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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: 29 October 2013 11:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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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 ]   [ # 5 ]
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Thanks Sherrie

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Posted: 01 December 2013 05:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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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: 29 December 2013 01:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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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 ]   [ # 8 ]
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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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Posted: 12 May 2017 02:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Sherrie - what is the KAF’s selection of recipes and where do I find it? I did a GF apple cake from Kitchen Aide’s website with a friend yesterday -  I am a very experienced and fastidious baker. A Rose fanatic for sure! It looked nice but turned out totally glitchy and gooey inside. I was most annoyed. Virtually most of it inedible. Baked more than an hour. So looking for other options for a Gluten intolerant girlfriend. Who has some advice for me?? (I do have a Meyer Lemon GF cake that is awesome - and of course Francois Payard’s fabulous Chocolate walnut cookies - to die for!)

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Posted: 12 May 2017 05:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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kuchenbaaker - 12 May 2017 02:06 PM

Sherrie - what is the KAF’s selection of recipes and where do I find it? I did a GF apple cake from Kitchen Aide’s website with a friend yesterday -  I am a very experienced and fastidious baker. A Rose fanatic for sure! It looked nice but turned out totally glitchy and gooey inside. I was most annoyed. Virtually most of it inedible. Baked more than an hour. So looking for other options for a Gluten intolerant girlfriend. Who has some advice for me?? (I do have a Meyer Lemon GF cake that is awesome - and of course Francois Payard’s fabulous Chocolate walnut cookies - to die for!)

  KUCHENBAAKER:
    Good afternoon. Go to GOOGLE & print in KAF WEBSITE….OR KING ARTHUR FLOUR WEBSITE.

  When that opens up, in the recipe box print in GLUTEN FREE CAKE RECIPES

  Good luck & enjoy the day.

  ~FRESHKID.

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Posted: 18 May 2017 03:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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This Gluten Free Three Layer Chocolate Cake will be a hit at every birthday party!
Ingredients
Refrigerated
2 Eggs, large
Baking & spices
1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
2 1/4 tsp Baking soda
1 cup Brown sugar, packed
2 cups Chocolate frosting - see link below
1 1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
3/4 tsp Salt
3 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
1 1/2 cup Almond milk or regular milk
1 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
Other
1½ cup plain non-fat Greek yougurt

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Posted: 30 May 2017 07:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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There are plenty of gluten-free, easy-to-make recipes that you can try, and not only for a birthday. You can make them even for the sake of it, in any other day, considering that some of them are just a twenty-minutes hustle away (hands-on time).

Here is an awesome article which contains not less than 8 recipes: http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/food/as-rated-by-the-ghi/8-best-gluten-free-cake-recipes

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Michelle Ting is a passionate baker and a Content Editor at Cakes Price.

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Posted: 22 July 2017 05:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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I was in search of gluten free chocolate cake recipe few days back.. Then I got the best recipe from Hersheys

Here is the recipe I hope it may help you..

Ingredients

  2 cups sugar
  1-3/4 cups gluten free all-purpose baking mix
  3/4 cup Cocoa
  1 teaspoon salt
  1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  2 eggs
  1 cup milk
  1/2 cup vegetable oil
  2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1 cup boiling water

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans; dust with cocoa.
  2. Stir together sugar, baking mix, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

Frost with Chocolate Frosting. Makes 12 servings.
  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  2/3 cup
  3 cups powdered sugar
  1/3 cup milk
  1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount of additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

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Posted: 22 July 2017 09:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Best Bake - 22 July 2017 05:04 AM

I was in search of gluten free chocolate cake recipe few days back.. Then I got the best recipe from Hersheys

Here is the recipe I hope it may help you..

Ingredients

  2 cups sugar
  1-3/4 cups gluten free all-purpose baking mix
  3/4 cup Cocoa
  1 teaspoon salt
  1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  2 eggs
  1 cup milk
  1/2 cup vegetable oil
  2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1 cup boiling water

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans; dust with cocoa.
  2. Stir together sugar, baking mix, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

Frost with Chocolate Frosting. Makes 12 servings.
  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  2/3 cup
  3 cups powdered sugar
  1/3 cup milk
  1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount of additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

There’s no such thing as an all purpose gluten free flour mix.  Every manufacturer uses different flours and starctches.  A brand like Cup4Cup is almost pure starch.  Pamala’s is mostly whole grains.  Starches are also thickening agents, so a high starch blend will produce a completely different cake from a whole grain blend.  Some blends contain flours inappropriate for cake and pastry.  Bob’s Red Mill has bean flours which impart a horrible flavor and off odor to cake.

But the major issue with this recipe is the absence of a gluten replacer.  Some brands of gluten free flour blends contain a gluten replacer, some do not.  Without a gluten replacer the cake will not rise and crumble when removed from the pan.  I’ve been gluten Free for 10 yrs.  I’ve found the only way to get a gluten free cake or cupcake to rise like a wheat flour based cake is to use a gluten replacer like xanthan gum, then use the chiffon mixing method.

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