Recipes


Buckwheat Galettes

May 25, 2017 Gluten Free Flour Co

I came across these traditional Breton pancakes when driving through Northern France on my way to visit Monet’s garden at Giverny with my mother a few years ago.They should always be gluten free as they are made with buckwheat flour.This crop was introduced to northern France as it was suitable for the difficult soil there. Buckwheat is not wheat – it is a plant similar to rhubarb and the seeds are harvested to make the grain. It is naturally gluten free, but check your pacakaging when you buy it – some manufacturers put a gluten warning on the packet. I have...


Apricot Danish Pastry

May 25, 2017 Gluten Free Flour Co

Ingredients For the pastry: 140ml whole milk, warmed to approx 37°C 1 ½ tsp gluten free quick yeast 1 tsp golden caster sugar 300g Gluten Free Flour Co plain flour blend 1 tsp guar or xanthan gum ¼ tsp vitamin C powder ¼ tsp salt 30g golden caster sugar 20g spreadable or softened butter 1 medium egg, beaten 150g chilled butter 1 tbsp Gluten Free Flour Co plain flour blend (for the butter) Approx 40g Gluten Free Flour Co plain flour blend (for rolling) For the filling: 170ml full fat milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 egg yolks 40 g...


Churros

May 25, 2017 Gluten Free Flour Co

These are another really traditional pastry – the origins are lost in the mists of time, but you often see them in Spain served with hot chocolate, but never gluten free.They are actually really easy to make gluten free. If you are missing doughnuts, these, dusted in caster sugar, are your nearest and best gluten free equivalent. I have made them with a rich chocolate sauce to dip them in. Ingredients: For the Churros: 240ml water 30g golden caster sugar 1⁄4 tsp salt 150g Gluten Free Flour Co Plain Flour 1 egg For the sauce: 125ml double cream 150g dark...


Genoise Sponge Cake

May 25, 2017 Gluten Free Flour Co

Ingredients 150g caster sugar 4 eggs 50g ground almonds 100g GFFC flour 40g unsalted butter, melted and cooled Grated zest ½ lemon ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp baking fix Method This sponge can be used for gateaux, trifle or any dessert that calls for a light sponge base. It goes well with poached fruits and a little of the syrup. It is made in the same way as swiss roll with the addition of melted butter to help it keep longer. Preheat the oven to 190oC/ 375of/ gas mark 5 Grease and line 2 x...


Red Velvet Cake

May 25, 2017 Gluten Free Flour Co

Ingredients 200g high fat dairy free margarine (like Tomor) 180g golden caster sugar  2 eggs and one egg white, at room temperature 180g Gluten Free Flour Co plain flour blend  30g cornflour 30g cocoa powder 1½ tsp xanthan or guar gum  ¼ tsp sea salt (optional) 1 tsp Isabel’s baking fix (optional) 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tblsp cider vinegar 100ml dairy free milk such as Koko ¼ tsp red paste food colouring For dairy free cream cheese topping: 80g gluten free margarine with high fat content such as Tomor 100g...