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Kathleen Smith

Carrot Cake For Thanksgivine

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Hello Everyone

I am going to make my first Carrot Cake ever. Gluten Free.

I am not a very good "baker" but I am going to give it a practice run this weekend for a potential thanksgiving day dessert. It is either Apple Crisp or Carrot Cake.

I have the gluten free flour but are the following things gluten free or do I need to seek out a substitute:

confectioner's sugar

corn oil

baking soda

baking powder


Kathleen

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You are good to go. Argo baking powder is gluten-free..... a blend of gluten-free flour is better than plain rice flour.... I believe Annalise Roberts has a carrot cake recipe on her site.

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Do you have (or your gluten-free flour) xanthan gum?

I want to make this one sometime:

http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2006...arrot-cake.html

Karina makes everything look so amazing (her recipes are just as yummy)


Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

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Pamela's pancake mix makes a really good carrot cake but it looks like you are good to go on flour stuff.

Make sure to check your powdered sugar, some brands have flour in it to keep from sticking together but other brands use corn starch, just check it before using it.

Lauren


Diagnosed with Celiac at age 6, 1995

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Make sure to check your powdered sugar, some brands have flour in it to keep from sticking together but other brands use corn starch, just check it before using it.

Powdered sugar, should be nothing but 100% pure powder sugar.


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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How about this one .

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gluten-free WF Caribbean carrot cake (DF Option)

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Best Regards,

David


Chronically Ill and lost 56lbs in 3 Months Prior to Diagnosis.

Diagnosed in Nov 2005 after Biopsy and Blood Tests

Cannot tolerate Codex Wheat Starch.

Self Taught Baker.

Bake everything from scratch using naturally gluten-free ingredients.

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Powdered sugar, should be nothing but 100% pure powder sugar.

It is not, when i was at home last my dad who is not gluten free told me about this and then we checked out powder sugar and it said that it had cornstartch in it. I dont know why it is like this but i am just warning eveyone.

Lauren


Diagnosed with Celiac at age 6, 1995

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It is not, when i was at home last my dad who is not gluten free told me about this and then we checked out powder sugar and it said that it had cornstartch in it. I dont know why it is like this but i am just warning eveyone.

Lauren

Old posts talked about this, you are right...read labels and be safe! I bought McCormick seasoning mixes b/c I heard it was a safe company. I checked the chili mix WHEN I got home and it listed wheat, but not the other seasoning I bought. Goes to show me not to assume anything.


Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

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On that site it does not say anything about rye, barley, oats, or corn. The powdered sugar that we have at home has cornstarch in it, and the one that i have here on campus with me has cornstarch in it as well, every brand is different, i have domino. It is just smart to check labels no matter what the food is. I once was eating corn tortilla chips and then decided to check the bag and there was wheat in them.

Lauren


Diagnosed with Celiac at age 6, 1995

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Here is another topic about black bean brownies that also has a suggestion on how to make a bean carrot cake. I have made the carrot cake version three times. First one with splenda (good but don't like the aftertaste from splenda), second one with regular sugar (it tasted really good), and the third one I made with truvia (this went over great as well). It was super easy and requires no flour! I had people try it at work and they all loved it and could not believe it was made out of beans when I told them.

https://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/index.ph...c=62563&hl=


Me:
Celiac disease(positive blood work/biopsy- 10/2008), gluten free oat intolerent, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis/Disease, Raynaud's Disease


DS2(age 9):
celiac disease(positive IgA tTG, no biopsy- 11/2010)


DS1(age 13):
repeated negative bloodwork and negative EGD/biopsy. Started on a gluten free trial(8/2011). He has decided to stay gluten free due to all of the improvements he has experienced on the diet.

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Do you have (or your gluten-free flour) xanthan gum?

I want to make this one sometime:

http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2006...arrot-cake.html

Karina makes everything look so amazing (her recipes are just as yummy)

I LOVE this carrot cake. DS always wants me to bake it for him and even DD (who isn't gluten-free/DF/CF) loves it. I substitute apple sauce or canned pumpkin for the yogurt.

I make the frosting with Earth Balance spread instead of butter and omit the cream cheese. I can't tell the difference and I used to be a butter snob (before DS went CF/DF).


Diagnosed by biopsy 2/12/07. Negative blood tests. Gluten-free (except for accidents) since 2/15/07. DQ2.5 (HLA DQA1*05:DQB1*0201)

Son, age 18, previously delayed growth 3rd percentile weight, 25th percentile height (5'3" at age 15). Negative blood work. Endoscopy declined. Enterolab positive 3/12/08. Gene results: HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201 HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0503 Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,1(Subtype 2,5) Went gluten-free, casein-free 3/15/08. Now 6'2" (Over six feet!) and doing great.

"Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance." Abigail Adams (1744-1818) 2nd First Lady of the United States

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I LOVE this carrot cake. DS always wants me to bake it for him and even DD (who isn't gluten-free/DF/CF) loves it. I substitute apple sauce or canned pumpkin for the yogurt.

I make the frosting with Earth Balance spread instead of butter and omit the cream cheese. I can't tell the difference and I used to be a butter snob (before DS went CF/DF).

Oh thanks...I bought carrots to make either this carrot cake or to convert a gluten recipe for carrot muffins. I am glad to know this recipe is a winner! Thanks again!


Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

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If you don't want to do it completely from scratch, Namaste brand has a Spice Cake mix that all you add is raisins and nuts...and carrot shreds. It is AMAZING. My gluten-eating coworkers ask for it!


-Self-diagnosed gluten/wheat intolerance 2007. Negative (basic) blood test for celiac disease March 2009.

-Diagnosed positive for Celiac 5/11/2010!!

-Vitamin D low (last year was deficient), Iodine low, Protein S low. Balance/dizziness not related to Celiac.

-Elimination diet 11-4-2009 and ended 02-28-2010. Tolerating dairy again. Highly intolerant to soy, sensitive to green peas and corn kernels.

"Oh CRAP! Are you SERIOUS??

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