Category: Dessert

The case for Frying Donuts on Chanukah

The case for Frying Donuts on Chanukah
My last post on Gluten Free Sufganiyot was super popular.  Hooray! I received many comments wondering if it was possible to bake these donuts.  The answer? I have no idea. It wouldn’t have even occurred to me to bake Chanukah Donuts.  Here are the reasons. The Story of Chanukah There is an excellent post on... Read more »

Gluten Free Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) for Chanukah!

Gluten Free Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) for Chanukah!
Last year I was in Israel for Chanukah. There were sufganiyot (filled donuts) everywhere.  Literally.  Fancy Shmancy ones.  Humble jelly ones.  However, only one place carried gluten free ones.  Coney Island Bakery on Yaffo. By the time Chanukah was over me and Coney Island had developed a very serious Gluten Free Donut relationship. This year... Read more »

What??? Dunkin Donuts Has GLUTEN FREE BROWNIES!

What??? Dunkin Donuts Has GLUTEN FREE BROWNIES!
IT’S TRUE!    When Dunkin Donuts finally decided to make GLUTEN FREE BROWNIES, I was going to “have” to eat a “few”, just so I could let you know how they are.   You’re welcome. So… Dunkin Donuts now has pre-packaged, Gluten Free Certified, Kosher Certified, Dairy Free (Pareve) brownies at their stores.  For those of us that are... Read more »
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Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars

Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars
The last in my Canned Passover Macaroon series (#5), this recipe is loosely based upon one of absolute all time favorite year round Pecan Pie Bar recipe.  I no longer make the Pecan Pie bars gluten free because I eat the whole pan.  They are insanely good. I chose to make these bars using almonds because they... Read more »

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust
I’ve been trying to put together my Passover menu today.  It seems so silly to me that I’m having so much trouble putting it together.  There are only four meals for the first days of the holiday.  I can normally do four meals in my sleep. Considering how little sleep I get while prepping for... Read more »