Pistachio Cupcakes

I have been in such a pistachio mood lately and find myself getting pistachios frequently to snack on. I love their flavor and color and knew I had to put that into a cake. I made a mascarpone frosting for these cupcakes, but any vanilla or cream cheese frosting would also work. I am not a…

Portuguese Orange Cake

With some extra vanilla added in, because everything is better with vanilla. I have great memories of going to this Portuguese bakery with an ex I definitely wouldn’t call him a boyfriend guy. Their pastries were so flavorful and the texture was always spot on! I loved the simplicity of the presentation and ingredients as well. This recipe…

Extra Fun Thursday

I have been craving Funfetti cake like CRAZY and I can’t seem to get my hands on the recently announced Pillsbury Gluten Free Funfetti Cake Mix, so I made my own. Boxed cake has a very distinct flavor and texture which can be accomplished by adding sour cream or greek yogurt to your recipe (this…

Lemon Chiffon Cake {gluten free]

Today I did a cake tasting for such a fun couple! They are going with a rustic pink & gold theme and a dessert table — including a naked three-tiered funfetti cake! I also had them taste a chocolate cake, chocolate chip marble cake, and lastly, lemon chiffon cake. For the frostings and fillings they tasted vanilla…

Hello world!

I am a native Los Angelesian and more specifically a Valley Girl. I can’t eat gluten so I am left to simply dream of bagels and donuts. My mission is to perfect gluten-free recipes for all things better off packed with gluten. Most of the stories I will share here are wacky and heartfelt, but I’m figuring things out…