All posts tagged: icing

Carrot & Date Cake + Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

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baking / dessert / gluten free / grain free / sweet / vegan option / vegetarian

It has been a busy and stressful week. So I made a cake. Cakes are such a satisfying thing to make (unless we are talking about the first one of these cakes I made during the experimental stage. That one was edible, but not so satisfying). Fortunately the second cake turned out beautifully. It has a light texture for a grain free cake and is packed full of wholesome ingredients. The lemon cream cheese icing tops […]

Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Grain Free)

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baking / gluten free / grain free / nutrition / sweet

With more and more research showing a significant link between sugar consumption and disease (such as heart disease and diabetes, to name only a few), I am encouraged to find new ways of creating healthy treats that are free from refined sugars and low in natural sweeteners. I often use small amounts of maple syrup or honey in place of sugar. Fruit can also add sweetness, while helping to maintain moisture in the finished product. This cake […]