Baked Goods

Chocolate Muffins (AKA cupcakes)

Posted by on Mar 12, 2011 in Baked Goods, Muffins, Recipes | Comments Off on Chocolate Muffins (AKA cupcakes)

Chocolate Muffins (AKA cupcakes)

VERSION 1 6 TBSP butter or coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa (or cacao) powder 1/2 cup coconut milk 6 eggs 2/3 cup natural sugar 1/2 tsp liquid stevia** 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp baking powder Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a small saucepan over low heat, blend together butter (or coconut oil) and cacao powder. Remove from heat & let cool. In a separate bowl, mix together coconut milk, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir (or whisk) in cocoa mixture. Combine coconut flour with baking powder (I just put them through the sifter together)...

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cake

Posted by on Jan 2, 2011 in Baked Goods, Cakes, Recipes | 2 comments

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cake

1/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 2 cups unsweetened coconut shreds 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup chocolate chips (or nibs) 6 egg whites 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup honey 2 tsp coconut oil, melted 1/8 tsp pure salt Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix together coconut flour, shredded coconut, baking soda, baking powder, and chocolate chips. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until they form soft peaks. Add to the egg whites (if possible – while beating) the vanilla, honey, oil, and salt. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and gently fold...

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Corn Bread

Posted by on Nov 7, 2010 in Baked Goods, Quick Breads, Recipes | Comments Off on Corn Bread

Corn Bread

6 eggs 1/3 cup butter or ghee, melted 1/3 cup honey 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup cornmeal Mix together eggs, butter, honey, vanilla, and salt. Combine coconut flour, baking powder, and cornmeal, and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Fill greased 8X8 square baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 – 20 mins. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  Adapted from Cooking with Coconut Flour. ~  Nothing like a bowl of chili when it’s...

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Blondie

Posted by on Oct 31, 2010 in Baked Goods, Brownies, Recipes | Comments Off on Blondie

Blondie

A sweet treat in honor of Halloween…. 🙂 2 eggs 1/4 cup honey 1/4 tsp vanilla creme liquid stevia** 1 cup almond butter (or other nut-butter) 1/4 tsp pure salt 2 TBSP coconut flour, sifted 1 TBSP brown rice flour 1/4 cup high quality choc chips (or nibs) 2 TBSP coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional) choc chips for sprinkling over the top Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix together all ingredients except walnuts and second round of choc chips. Fold in walnuts. Press batter into well greased square baking dish. Top with chocolate chips. Bake for 25 mins....

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Posted by on Aug 29, 2010 in Baked Goods, Cakes, Recipes | Comments Off on Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

4 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup honey 1 tsp powdered white stevia 1 cup almond butter (or other nut/seed butter) 1 TBSP pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 cup cream of buckwheat cereal (dry – straight from the box) 1/4 cup tapioca flour 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted 2 cups quinoa flakes 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 2/3 cup chocolate chips (I use Navitas Naturals Sweet Cacao Nibs – one 4-0z bag) 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted Pre-heat oven to 350. Beat all ingredients together with an electric mixer. Divide into 2 square greased baking dishes (I use coconut oil to grease...

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Flourless Walnut Brownies

Posted by on Jul 25, 2010 in Baked Goods, Brownies, Recipes | 2 comments

Flourless Walnut Brownies

1 cup nut-butter (almond, peanut…whatever type you like) 2 eggs 1/4 tsp pure salt 1/3 cup plus 2 TBSP honey 1/4 tsp pure vanilla 1/4 cup cocoa (or cacao) powder 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, divided 1/4 cup chocolate chips or nibs (more or less) Preheat oven to 325°. Grease an 8×8 square baking dish. Mix all ingredients except choc chips & walnuts into a bowl, & beat with electric mixer. Mix in some of the walnuts (I mix in about 6 TBSP & sprinkle about 2 TBSP over the top). Press mixture evenly into baking dish. Sprinkle remaining walnuts & chocolate chips over the...

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Apple Gingerbread

Posted by on Jun 27, 2010 in Baked Goods, Quick Breads, Recipes | Comments Off on Apple Gingerbread

Apple Gingerbread

8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut milk (or milk of choice) 1/4 cup molasses 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1/2 tsp pure salt 2/3 cup sifted coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter, melted 1 cup peeled, chopped apples Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together eggs, coconut milk, stevia (or sugar), vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, & salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk thoroughly into batter until there are no lumps. Mix in coconut oil (or butter). Fold in chopped apples. Press...

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Blueberry Muffins

Posted by on Jun 20, 2010 in Baked Goods, Muffins, Recipes | 2 comments

Blueberry Muffins

1/2 cup honey 12 drops vanilla creme liquid stevia 3 eggs 2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup brown rice flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/2 cup plus 1 TBSP coconut oil (or butter), melted 1 cup blueberries (thawed, if using frozen) Mix together honey, stevia & eggs. Then add the dry ingredients (both flours, baking soda & salt). Once combined, mix in melted coconut oil, then fold in blueberries. Bake for 24 minutes at 350. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Adapted from The Spunky Coconut Cookbook. First time my...

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Banana Bread

Posted by on Jun 13, 2010 in Baked Goods, Photo Slide Show, Quick Breads, Recipes | Comments Off on Banana Bread

Banana Bread

1 ripe banana, mashed 8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pure salt 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup walnuts (optional) Preheat oven to 350. Blend together mashed banana, eggs, coconut milk, sugar, stevia, vanilla, and salt. Combine coconut flour w/ baking powder & whisk thoroughly into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in nuts (if using). Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan & bake for 60 mins. Remove from pan & cool on rack....

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Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Baked Goods, Pie, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | Comments Off on Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

For the crust: 2 cups pecans, coarsely ground 1/2 cup whole grain flour 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp pure salt 3 TBSP coconut oil (or butter), melted 1 tsp maple syrup mixed well w/ 4 tsps water (or a few drops of liquid stevia) Preheat the oven to 350. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Mix the oil & maple syrup mixture together and add them to the dry ingredients using a fork, until a moist, crumbly mixture is formed. Reserve a few tablespoons of the crust mixture to sprinkle over the top of the pie. Press the mixture evenly into an oiled 9 inch glass pie plate. Bake crust for about 5...

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Sweet Potato Bread

Posted by on Jun 6, 2010 in Baked Goods, Potatoes, Quick Breads, Recipes | Comments Off on Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet Potato Bread

1/2 cup cooked (or canned) sweet potato or pumpkin 8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter, melted 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp pure salt 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional) 1/2 cup raisins Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend together sweet potato (or pumpkin), eggs, oil, sugar, stevia, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk throughly into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in nuts & raisins. Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch...

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Zucchini Bread

Posted by on Jun 6, 2010 in Baked Goods, Quick Breads, Recipes, Summer Squash | Comments Off on Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

3/4 cup loosely packed, shredded zucchini 8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter, melted 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp pure salt 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend together eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk throughly into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in shredded zucchini & nuts. Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan & bake for 1 hour. Remove from pan...

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