Thursday, September 3, 2009

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Recipe!

I just tried this Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake recipe and it was great! I'll be posting more gluten free cake recipes as September IS CAKE month here at The Celiac Shack!

Strawberry Short Cake
1/2 cup- shortening
2 cups - * sifted flour
1/4 cup - pure cane sugar
1- egg
4 tsps.- baking powder
1 tsp.- baking soda
1 tsps.- salt
1 qt.- frozen strawberries
1/2 cup- ** milk
1 cup- whipped cream
1 8“- baking pan


1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F.
2. Grease and * flour an 8“ baking pan.
3. Sift dry ingredients, working shortening into * flour mixture.
4. Mix in egg and ** milk.
5. Pour mixture into 8“ baking pan and smooth gently to fit pan.
6. Bake 12 - 15 minutes at 500 degrees F.
7. Cool on cake rack.

To Serve:
1. When cool, split cake crosswise.
2. Hull and slice or mash sweetened strawberries.
3. Cover bottom layer of cake with strawberries.
4. Top with second layer of cake and cover with more strawberries.
5. Finish with whipped cream and decorate with extra berries.

* Make flour from 2/3 cup Garfava bean flour, 1/3 cup Sorghum flour, 1 cup Cornstarch and 1 cup Tapioca flour- mix thoroughly before using.
** To make this GFCF, substitute Blue Diamond Almond Breeze for milk. Leave off the whipped cream, or look for a Soy based alternative (no casein).

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