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April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: U is for upside down cake

Another British classic that I’ve never made before! This was another bit hit with the kids (so basically anything with cake in it is a winner!) Ingredients butter (for greasing the dish) 2 tablespoons caster sugar 6 slices canned pineapple in juice (plus 3 tablespoons of the juice) 100g self raising flour 100g butter or […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: T is for tiramisu

OMG this is incredible! I can’t begin to tell you how good this was! As a child, I adored sponge fingers but – as with so many gluten free options – they are so expensive to buy if you can even find them 🙁 The sponge in this tiramisu resembles the sponge fingers of my […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: S is for Scotch pancakes

I love Scotch pancakes but am seriously annoyed about having to pay at least twice the price for half the number of pancakes just because they are wheat free. I often make pancakes but have never tried Scotch ones because for some reason I had it in my head that they were too tricky. WRONG! […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: R is for rice pudding

A reminder of my childhood! The first recorded rice pudding recipe in the UK was from the early 1600s (I’m not THAT old!) but was around long before that. You can adjust the amount of milk to suit whether you prefer a stodgy or runny rice pudding but I wouldn’t advise less than 500ml! Ingredients […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: Q is for queen of puddings

Before this week I had only had this once at university when I lived in halls! Traditionally it uses breadcrumbs but I decided to try with cake crumbs instead and it worked brilliantly! Ingredients 250ml milk 70g cake crumbs 50g caster sugar 1oz butter zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, separated […]

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