Gluten Free

Baking By lynnfrompa Updated 22 Apr 2010 , 2:11pm by itscake

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lynnfrompa Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 12:18pm
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I want to make a cake for a friend but she has to have gluten free. I know she likes chocolate... can I add cocoa powder to a yellow gluten free mix to make it chocolate cake?

Her birthday is tomorrow and I really want to surprise her.

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60sBunny Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 1:47pm
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Hi Lynne, you can do, but GF cakes are notorious for being dry, so you will need to add additional liquid to compensate for the addition of another dry ingredient.

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itscake Posted 22 Apr 2010 , 2:11pm
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HI Lynn: I make gluten free all the time for my daughter. I would add 8 oz of melted dark chocolate..plus 4 oz of chocolate powder...and some more liquid ( milk /water or sour cream) and an extra egg...makes a lovely cake that everyone can enjoy!

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