Gluten-Free Apple Cake with Brown Butter & Hazelnut

Gluten-free apple cake gets an upgrade with vanilla bean browned butter, hazelnut flour, and brown sugar all loaded with tangy apples and baked in a skillet. Serve slices of this beauty with crème fraiche or ice cream at Thanksgiving and all season long! Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-free apple cake recipe in a skillet topped with creme fraiche

Entertaining with Gluten-Free Apple Cake

This gluten-free apple cake is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner. Find all of the recipes here!

Maybe it’s the pastry chef in me, but when I host a meal at home, I usually plan the menu around two things: dessert and what’s in season. I savor those after-dinner moments when everyone’s sitting around the table together, satisfied and relaxed, ending the evening on a sweet note. Because homemade baked goods have become a luxury during these busy times, taking an hour to put a gluten-free apple cake in the oven is often extra appreciated.

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Gluten-Free Stuffing with Leeks & Goat Cheese

Savory bread pudding meets classic dressing. This Thanksgiving-ready gluten-free stuffing recipe is rich with the flavors of leeks and shallots, toasted bread, herbs, and celery, all offset by tangy chèvre. Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-Free Stuffing being served in a pan

Gluten-Free Stuffing: The Ultimate Thanksgiving Side Dish

For me, Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes. I was never an avid meat-eater and these days I’m mostly vegetarian. So having killer veggie dishes that even satisfy omnivores is a must at any dinner I host. And Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving are the times when dishes like this healthy gluten-free stuffing truly get to shine.

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A Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Everything you need to make a vegetarian gluten-free Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving spread! Plus 40 Thanksgiving-ready recipes from TBG archives. 

Vegetarian Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes on a table

Thanksgiving is coming! Actually though, it’s been Thanksgiving in the Bojon kitchen since August. I’ve been testing out recipes for my favorite meal full of Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving essentials. There’s gluten-free stuffing. There are mashed potatoes with an herbaceous twist. There are colorful side dishes. And most importantly: there’s dessert.

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Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

Spice up your fall with a loaf of this easy gluten-free pumpkin bread! This gluten-free dairy-free pumpkin bread recipe is as delicious as it is healthy, made with whole grain flour, less sugar than most, and no xanthan gum. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! 

Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

Procrastibaking My Way to the Best Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

Prior to sharing a preview of this recipe on Instagram Stories, I didn’t realize what a *thing* pumpkin bread is. I love pumpkin desserts as much as the next person. But over the years I’ve tended toward baking pumpkin into muffins, cake, brownies, puddings, and pies of all stripes. The thought of pouring the batter into a loaf pan never occurred to me.

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Honey Vodka & Apple Cider Hot Toddy

This cozy apple cider hot toddy with vodka will warm you from the inside out. Apple cider and honey combine with hot water, spices, and vodka for an easy vodka cocktail. Thanks to Hangar 1 Vodka for sponsoring this post!

Honey Vodka & Apple Cider Hot Toddy Recipe

Can I Make a Hot Toddy with Vodka?

This is what I found myself wondering when Hangar 1 sent me a bottle of Honeycomb Vodka and a jar of local honey earlier this month. I’ve long been a fan of the warm cocktail the hot toddy (aka tottie, tati, tate, hottie tottie, and hotty toddy). Hot toddies are traditionally made with bourbon or whiskey, though other spirits such as brandy, rum, and vodka are also sometimes used.

It turns out vodka makes a light and delicious hot toddy every bit as flavorful as the original. This version gets additional luscious flavor from extra special honeycomb-infused vodka. But if you don’t have any, never fear: Hangar 1’s Straight Vodka can be substituted if you need a vodka hot toddy STAT.

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Spiced Gluten-Free Zucchini Fritters {grain-free, dairy-free option}

These healthy gluten-free zucchini fritters make an easy brunch, lunch, or dinner when summer squash are abundant. They get a falafel vibe from chickpea flour lightly spiced with cumin and coriander, all finished with an addictive garlicky yogurt sauce. Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free options.

Spiced Gluten-Free Zucchini Fritters {grain-free, dairy-free option}

It’s hot hot hot in San Francisco so I’m making the most of summer produce as long as possible. These savory little fritters were inspired by a trip to my cousin’s family farm in Northern California earlier this month. We stopped by after a long-weekend camping trip to find zucchini the size of baseball bats taking over the garden. My little cousins Audrey (age 4) and Keira (age 7) delighted in cradling the mega-squash like babies, the giant vegetable-fruits dwarfing their tiny frames.

Zucchini-abundant recipes were in order. I craved a simplified version of these zucchini chickpea veggie burgers that I shared a few years back – one that could be eaten on their own, sans burger bun. I made some changes to the original recipe and these gluten-free zucchini fritters were born.

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