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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