We recently realized that our family had an alarming number of symptoms of Gluten Intolerance. Gluten Intolerance Symptoms
We just went cold turkey. We were off the Gluten! A week before the twins 7th Birthday. YIKES!! How do you tell a seven year old who has had 6 years of Birthday Cakes, ‘Sorry, no more Birthday Cakes for you!’? Well, you don’t. You just get creative & figure out what they can have & work with that.
Being super new to the Gluten free world of baking, I didn’t want to risk anything too complicated. Have you ever seen Cake Boss? Cake Boss
The kids love it so we watch it on Netflix. They use a ton of Rice Crispy Treats to give the cakes shape. It gave me the idea to make a cake using JUST Rice Crispy Treats. Here is the classic recipe: Rice Crispy Treats Side note: Look for the cereal box labeled Gluten Free (others have Barley Malt). I didn’t say they were sugar free because after I shaped everything, I covered the cakes in buttercream frosting!! They turned out great & the kids loved them.
Happy 7th Birthday, Frances & Ford!!!