Vegetables for Breakfast…and Dessert

When I was in college at UCSB (Santa Barbara, CA), I babysat this family and their mom would always send me home with the most delicious zucchini bread to share with my roommates. I lived with 7 girls. I don’t think ANY of them ever got a chance to try that bread because it never made…

Easy Gluten Free Summer Dessert

This is a NO Bake NO Gluten NO Fuss NO Diet Cheesecake recipe that is bound to be a crowd favorite! A family friend would often make this for us and it quickly became a staple dessert. I modified their recipe a touch in order to make it gluten free. In other words, the crust…

Strawberry Galette (gluten free)

This is the perfect summer backyard barbecue, picnic, or potluck dessert. Very easy to make and the dough can be used to make any fruit galette of your choice. I went with strawberry, but you can also try it with peach, plum, pear, or any other berry. Enjoy! Ingredients: Filling: 2 cups Fresh Strawberries, sliced 2 TBS…

Hump Day Snickerdoodle Cookies {gf}

Can’t let a Hump Day go by without baking and eating a whole plate of homemade gluten free snickerdoodle cookies! The trick to these is under-baking them! Ingredients: ½ Cup (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter, room temperature ½ Cup Sugar ⅓ Cup Brown Sugar 1 Egg 1½ tsp Vanilla Extract 1½ Cups Gluten Free AP Flour ½…

Gluten Free Raspberry Olive Oil Brownies

So we have ourselves another National Food Holiday! Today is National Fudge Day! In honor of the day, I decided to make chocolatey/fudgey  gluten free raspberry olive oil brownies. I love baking with olive oil, it adds such nice texture and complexity to the flavor (click here for another olive oil baking recipe: Olive Oil Carrot…

Happy National Peanut Butter Cookie Day!

Well, now isn’t this a wonderful thing! Definitely didn’t need an excuse to bake peanut butter cookies! This is the first time I have heard of National Peanut Butter Cookie Day, but I am definitely going along with it! I did google it and it seems accurate. Played around with the recipe a bit and…

Wednesdays are for Stone Fruit

Stone fruits are my absolute favorite and today I decided to use the white nectarines and apricots I had in a gluten free stone fruit crisp. The recipe is very simple and also very fun to play around with in terms of different stone fruits, different spices, and whether you prefer vanilla extract, almond extract,…

Grandma Cookies

After spending the weekend baking a Bride’s ‘Grandma Cookies’, I knew today I had to make my own ‘Grandma Cookies’! This recipe has been modified to now be gluten free and is still a very simple recipe to make. The cookies literally melt in your mouth, hence their actual name: Melting Moments. Hope you enjoy!…

National Donut Day

I have yet to conquer the perfect gluten free donut, so instead I am celebrating National Donut Day with the next best thing – Gluten Free Donut Muffins! This recipe is VERY simple and the texture and taste is that of a cinnamon sugar cake donut. Hope you enjoy!! Ingredients: 1 Cup Brown Sugar ½ Cup…

Hump Day Cakes

This is quite possibly my new favorite pancake recipe! I had leftover ricotta cheese from the Lemon Ricotta Cake I made last week (recipe here) and decided to make some fluffy gluten free ricotta buttermilk pancakes! I ate the whole stack pictured below! This recipe is beyond simple and they turn out wonderfully fluffy and flavorful!…

L is for Lovers…and Lemons

I love baking with lemon and kept coming across recipes for this cake so I had to try it out! I have made flourless cakes in the past, but never with almond flour so this was all new territory. I ended up changing the original recipe a little to add salt and coconut flour because I…

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies {Gluten Free}

I posted a recipe a bit ago for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (Recipe link here). Now it is time for the classic Oatmeal Raisin, but this recipe calls for pecans and golden raisins. Hope you enjoy! Be sure to find me on Instagram as well: BethaniBakes. Ingredients: 1¼ Cups (2½ sticks) Butter, unsalted and at…