Gluten Free Issues

Baking By SweetCakesbyAmy Updated 10 Apr 2011 , 10:44am by Cupcakeluv24

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SweetCakesbyAmy Posted 10 Apr 2011 , 3:49am
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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:


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
3 eggs
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!!!!

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acissej Posted 10 Apr 2011 , 8:53am
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Icing sugar is powered sugar!! icon_biggrin.gif its called icing sugar in ireland and uk!
and the xanthum gum, is used as substitute for gluten, its stabilises the cake icon_smile.gif i got mine in health food shop im in ireland though

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Cupcakeluv24 Posted 10 Apr 2011 , 10:44am
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Icing should be fine icon_smile.gif

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