Gluten Free & Dairy Free Baking Recipes
When you start your 'free-from' journey it can be very daunting.
I have filled my recipe section with traditional family favourites to be used as a starting point, leaving you free to play around with, zuzz-up, and make your own.
Gluten free bread dough is quick, easy to make and doesn't require kneading. Perfect for packed lunches or a teatime treat.
Eating out or going to a party can seem restricting with special diets, but it needn't be. Why not try making some of these party favourites and take the result to share with friends?
- Vegetarian Sausage Roll
- Corn Tortillas
- Vegetable Spring Rolls
- Onion Bhaji
- Savoury Filled Profiteroles
Impress your guests with gluten free afternoon tea.
- Victoria Sponge Filled with Jam and Buttercream
- Butterfly Cupcakes
- Coconut Madeleines
- Chocolate Lamingtons
- Fruit Lamingtons
As a professional cake maker, I've spent years perfecting my gluten free flour blend. In taste tests most people can't tell the difference between these special diet cakes and those made with wheat flour - have a go yourself.
- Chocolate Brownies
- Chocolate Ganache
- Carrot Cake
- Coffee and Walnut Cake
- Sticky Apricot Cake
- Banana and Chocolate Chunk Cake
- Coconut Cake
- Parsnip and Apple Cake
Just as good as wheat pastry, this special diet alternative is easy to work with and tastes great.
- Sweet Pastry Case
- Treacle Tart
- School Butterscotch Tart
- Cornflake Tart
- Raspberry and Coconut Tart
- Cherry Bakewell Tart
- Mississippi Mud Pie
All the classics are here - from your favourite school pudding to the teatime delights your Gran used to make.
- Pineapple Upside Down Cake
- Sticky Toffee Pudding
- Steamed Puddings
- Steamed Ginger Syrup Pudding
- Jam Roly Poly
- Spotted Dick
- Apple Pie
- Apple Strudel
- Queen of Puddings
Never miss out on dessert again with these popular recipes. Perfect for a dinner party, family meal or just because you fancy...
- Banoffee Pie
- Fruit and Cream Gateau
- Filo Mille Feuille
- Filo Baskets Filled with Rhubarb Fool
- Choux Pastry
- Dairy Free Crème Brulee
- Pastry Cream
- Fraisier Cake
Biscuits and Sweets
There are many gluten free biscuits in the shops nowadays - but it doesn't getting any better than homemade!
For a true taste of Christmas, you can't beat homemade mince pies. But don't stop there - all the family will love this collection of sumptuous seasonal treats.
About allergies and intolerance
It is estimated that one in 100 people in the UK has coeliac disease, a condition caused by an intolerance to the protein gluten.
The wheat, gluten and lactose free store cupboard
This list of long-life ingredients includes all the essentials for a special diet store cupboard and are used in many of my recipes.
Useful contacts and suppliers
A list of organisations, ingredients and equipment suppliers which you may find useful.
Where can I find maize flour?
Known as corn flour in America, this is yellow and milled as fine as flour.
Which dairy free margarine is the best?
I decided to test different widely available dairy free margarines to see which, in my opinion, is the best.