Cooking · Gluten Free

Gluten Free Black Forest Cupcakes

Growing up, my Omi (grandmother) made a traditional Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte or what we call a Black Forest Cake.  The cake featured sour cherries soaked in a cherry brandy known as Kirschwasser.  She then topped the cake with whipped cream, cherries, and fresh chocolate shavings. She learned this recipe from a tenant who was a baker back… Continue reading Gluten Free Black Forest Cupcakes

Cooking · Gluten Free

Peppermint Fluff (corn syrup free peppermint marshmallows)

My son, Bryce, inspired this recipe.  He has a corn allergy.  He breaks out in a body rash that grows and worsens the more he eats products that contain corn. He has been this way since he was an infant. Since he can’t talk yet, we have just removed ALL products that contain corn or… Continue reading Peppermint Fluff (corn syrup free peppermint marshmallows)