My really good friend just got diagnosed with a gluten allregy and her bday is coming up! I feel so sorry for her as she LOVES cake! LOL I found this reciepe for Chocolate cake in the reciepe forum here and had a question:
What is ICING SUGAR and XANTHUM GUM???
Gluten Free Black Forest Cake
2 1/8 cups gluten free flour mixture
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons xanthum gum
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon gluten free vanilla
2 cans potted cherries (cherry pie filling)
3 cups whipping cream
1/3 cup icing sugar
Oh and is Homemade Buttercream icing gluten free??
I use Crisco, Butter, Merigune powder, vanilla, butter flavoring, almond extract, orange extract, and powdered sugar
Thans for ANY help!!!!
Icing sugar is powered sugar!! its called icing sugar in ireland and uk!
and the xanthum gum, is used as substitute for gluten, its stabilises the cake i got mine in health food shop im in ireland though
Icing should be fine