Vegan Tahini Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce + Gluten Free Teff Waffles

Vegan Tahini Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce {refined sugar-free}

Creamy, thick, gooey, warm, vegan chocolate sauce: homemade hot fudge sauce spiked with toasty tahini and a hit of salt can be in your face with just 8 ingredients and 10 minutes. Pour it over ice cream or make these luxurious gluten-free teff waffle sundaes! 

Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Pillow-soft banana cake gets a fine crumb from a blend of alternative flours (coconut, millet, and sweet rice) crowned with glossy coconut milk ganache kissed with a splash of dark rum. Gluten-free and optionally dairy-free.  The trickiest flour that I worked with while developing recipes for Alternative Baker was coconut flour. Made from dried, unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}

Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}

Salted tahini makes an addictive topping to bittersweet fudgy brownies made with malty teff flour. Adapted from The Gourmet Kitchen by Jennifer Farley.  At a dance class the other night, a classmate had been given a box of chocolates for her 60th birthday which she was offering away, claiming that she “doesn’t eat chocolate.” I assumed … Continue reading Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Teff Chocolate Chip Cookies & Cookie Mix Gift in a Jar

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Teff Chocolate Chip Cookies & Cookie Mix Gift in a Jar

Malty teff and hearty oats add toothsome texture and flavor to these chunky chocolate chip cookies. Layer the ingredients in a jar for a pretty gift.  Here’s a recipe that just barely made it into Alternative Baker – the variation listed under the Teff Oatmeal Cookies with Whiskey Currants. Jay’s favorite ever cookies are oatmeal chocolate chip with walnuts, … Continue reading Gluten-Free Oatmeal Teff Chocolate Chip Cookies & Cookie Mix Gift in a Jar

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Four Ways: Oat, Teff, Buckwheat, Mesquite (for Food52)

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Four Ways: Oat, Teff, Buckwheat, Mesquite

Soft and chewy gluten-free chocolate chip cookies can easily be yours with just a single alternative flour of your choosing (oat, teff, buckwheat, or mesquite) bound with a bit of tapioca starch – no gums needed.  Alternative Baker has been out in the world for two weeks, and I love seeing what everyone’s made! The cookie recipes in the … Continue reading Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Four Ways: Oat, Teff, Buckwheat, Mesquite (for Food52)

Blueberry Plum Cobbler with Corn Flour Biscuits {gluten-free}

Gluten-Free Blueberry Plum Cobbler with Corn Flour Biscuits

Blueberries and plums canoodle beneath tender gluten-free biscuits laced with the sunny taste of corn flour in this late-summer cobbler.  I’m excited to share a little project that Sarah and I have been working on: a video trailer for Alternative Baker! We found the perfect song to pair with footage of me making some of my favorite … Continue reading Blueberry Plum Cobbler with Corn Flour Biscuits {gluten-free}