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 Post subject: Baking for a GF person with limited ingredients
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:29 pm 
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So, one of my mom's friends just got diagnosed with celiac and is SUPER sad about it. It would be nice to bake some treats to cheer her up, but I don't really want to buy new ingredients.

Off the top of my head, this is what I have to work with:
xanthan gum
guar gum
corn flour
cornmeal (coarse, fine, blue...)
tapioca flour
cornstarch
peanut flour
white rice flour
brown rice flour
chickpea flour
almond meal

What can I make with that stuff? I have all the other usual baking suspects, although I'm low on EB and would rather not buy any right now ($$).


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 Post subject: Re: Baking for a GF person with limited ingredients
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:34 pm 
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You can make really good cookies with a combo of almond meal, brown rice flour and tapioca flour with a little xanthan and use canola oil. Almond meal makes everything delicious!

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 Post subject: Re: Baking for a GF person with limited ingredients
PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:42 pm 
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Do you have any favorite recipes? Talk to me like I'm an idiot, because I've never attempted gluten free baking before and do not trust myself to de-glutenize anything. I'm afraid I'll end up with rocks.


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