Monday, July 25, 2011

Best Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

Best Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

The Gluten-Free Cooking School (GFCS) just posted an article and product review about The Best Gluten-Free Desserts You Have Ever Had. Needless to say, we agree!  

Here is the quoted material from that July 19, 2011 posting from their website:

"Imagine Thanksgiving without apple pie. Christmas without sugar cookies. Birthdays without a birthday cake. It sounds sad, doesn’t it? Food is an important part of life and celebrating with food is something we naturally do. Unfortunately, this sad scenario is a reality for many people when they find out they need to eat a gluten free diet. It’s hard enough figuring out what to eat for breakfast when you go gluten free, much less trying to cook some goodies for a birthday or holiday.

That’s why I’m so excited today to tell you about Gluten Free Gourmet Desserts by Mike Eberhart. I met Mike through his gluten free blog several years ago, and I’ve had the pleasure of talking to him about different aspects of eating and cooking gluten free foods.

[UPDATE: 2013 — all Print edition books have been sold out. See the book website for for many gluten-free recipes available for free including desserts, pizza crusts, breads, and much more]
I got a copy of his dessert book recently, and when it came in the mail, my first reaction was, "Wow!" The book is absolutely huge, and is filled to the brim with recipes for every kind of dessert you can imagine – cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, custard, cheesecake, muffins, breads and lots more. It’s also beautiful – full color with large, high definition pictures of each and every recipe. You definitely don’t want to look through this book when you’re at the grocery store, or you’ll end up buying ingredients for 20 different desserts!

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with Mike to make his book available to my readers. It’s almost never available in stores, and unfortunately, it is hard to find. But you can get your copy right now.

GF Cappuccino Cheesecake – Cookbook Page 60

Date and Nut Cake – Cookbook Page 50
Gluten-Free Puff Pastries with Amaretto Cream Filling – Page 210

Make The Favorites That Your Family Loves

If I told you every recipe that is in this book, we’d be here all day – seriously, there are more than 100 different recipes, and several that have different variations, such as different flavors, icings, and fillings to try out. When you get the book, you’ll get a recipe for virtually every dessert you could ever want to make. As I sit here, I honestly cannot think of a single dessert recipe that I’ve ever eaten that is not included in this book.

Plus, once you’ve worked your way through your favorites, there are plenty of new desserts to try out for your family. I’m sure you’ll find a new favorite that you’ve never had before.

Citrus Nut Cake – Page 32
Chocolate Hazelnut Tart – Page 112
Ginger Bread – Page 168

Gluten Free Gourmet Desserts is an absolutely beautiful book. Mike had it professionally printed (please note, it is an actual physical book, not an ebook download) and they did a terrific job.

One thing that I really like about Mike’s book is that he and his family personally tested each and every recipe – so you can rest assured that the recipes will work for your family as well. I’ve made 5 yummy desserts for my family from his book already, and we’ve enjoyed every single one. Some of our favorite recipes from his book are the apple pie, the chocolate cheesecake, and the chocolate hazelnut tart. But, to be honest, I could go on for a very long time listing desserts from the book that we’ve enjoyed or that we really want to try out!

Chocolate Macadamia Biscotti -Page 160
Italian Lemon Cookies – Page 138
Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake – Page 28

Get The Book Now While There Are Copies Left

There are a couple of reasons why you should grab this book now. First and most important, Mike only has a limited number of print copies of his book left, and he has no plans to print more when they’re gone. In all honesty, I don’t expect his remaining copies to last that long. If you want the book, please grab it now while there are still copies available.

I’ve been cooking gluten free desserts for years, and I still loved reading and cooking my way through the book. There are more than enough delicious desserts in here to satisfy anyone."