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Gluten free - Dairy free - Vegan - Wedding Cake.

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • About me

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE MAKING SPECIAL DIET CAKES

  • About special diets
  • The wheat, gluten and lactose free store cupboard
  • Sugarcraft tools used on the cakes in this book
  • About sugarcraft ingredients containing glucose syrup
  • Sugarcraft brands and their allergens
  • Food allergy labelling
  • Preventing cross contamination
  • Hidden ingredients - other names for allergens

DAIRY FREE CAKE RECIPES

  • Dairy-free vanilla sponge
  • Dairy-free vanilla cupcakes
  • Dairy-free rich chocolate cake
  • Dairy-free carrot cake
  • Dairy-free lemon cake
  • Dairy-free rich fruit cake

WHEAT AND GLUTEN FREE CAKE RECIPES (including variations to make them dairy free and nut free)

  • Wheat and gluten-free vanilla sponge
  • Wheat and gluten-free vanilla cupcakes
  • Wheat and gluten-free rich chocolate cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free carrot cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free lemon cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free banana and chocolate chunk cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free coffee and walnut cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free coconut cake
  • Wheat, gluten and dairy-free choux pastry
  • Profiteroles for Croquembouche
  • Wheat and gluten-free pastry cream
  • Wheat and gluten-free rich fruit cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free chocolate, rum and raisin fruit cake
  • Wheat and gluten-free shortbread
  • Wheat, gluten and egg free gingerbread
  • Wheat and gluten-free sugar cookies

VEGAN CAKE RECIPES (including variations to make them wheat and gluten free)

  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free vanilla sponge cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free vanilla sponge cupcakes
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free chocolate cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free fruit cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free lemon cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free coconut cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free carrot cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free coffee and walnut cake
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free shortbread
  • Vegan / egg and dairy-free gingerbread

CAKE FILLINGS

  • Chocolate ganache
  • Dairy-free chocolate ganache
  • Dairy-free white chocolate ganache
  • Dairy free buttercream
  • American buttercream

MODELLING PASTES

  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free Sugarpaste recipe
  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free Mexican / modelling paste recipe
  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free flower paste recipe
  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free pastillage recipe
  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free chocolate modelling paste
  • Vegan, wheat and gluten-free white chocolate modelling paste

PREPARING CAKES FOR DECORATING

  • How to make a piping bag
  • Tips for preparing special diet cakes
  • How to marzipan a vegan, dairy-free or wheat / gluten-free fruit cake
  • How to prepare a special diet sponge cake ready for covering with sugarpaste, chocolate paste or marzipan
  • Covering a vegan, dairy-free or wheat / gluten free cake with sugarpaste
  • Dowelling guide

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CAKES

  • Hearts and flowers sugar cookies or shortbread - piping with sugarpaste
  • Christmas gingerbread - piping with sugarpaste
  • Butterfly cakes -
                Egg-free crystallised edible flowers
                Egg-free piped flowers
  • Children pushing a giant snowball Christmas cake
  • Christmas pudding cake
  • Dairy-free chocolate ganache and rose cake
  • Piping with dairy free chocolate ganache
  • Dairy-free white chocolate rose cake
  • Wheat, gluten and dairy-free Croquembouche
  • 3 tier parcel wedding cake piping with sugarpaste, vegan pastillage
  • Eau de nil lattice cake piping with white fat buttercream
  • Making hydrangeas from vegan and wheat / gluten free flower paste
  • Daisy chain cake - drop piping with sugarpaste
  • Making daisies from vegan / gluten-free flower paste
  • Peony cake - decorating with sugarpaste
  • Making a peony from vegan / gluten-free flower paste

USEFUL CONTACTS AND SUPPLIERS

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Some of the questions this book will answer:

  • How do I make dairy free, gluten free and vegan sugar paste & flower paste?
  • How do I make a great tasting dairy, gluten free & vegan cake?
  • Which cake decorating ingredients are vegan, dairy / lactose free, nut free, gluten free, wheat free, egg free?
  • How do I make a dairy, gluten free and vegan wedding cake / birthday cake / christmas cake?
  • How do I prevent cross contamination?
Gluten / Dairy Free and Vegan Cakes.