In recent years I’ve become an advocate for going gluten-free when the opportunity presents itself. That time may be now more than ever! Meet the very first gluten-free baker to win the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars (twice!), Kyra Bussanich. Kyra has agreed to share 3 EXCLUSIVE recipes from her new cookbook…an awesome Apple Crisp [above], Chili Lime Coconut Macaroons, and Classic Cream Puffs.
When Kyra herself realized she had to go gluten-free, she mourned the toasty morning muffins, moist birthday cakes and fruity crumbles she thought she’d have to give up. Attending pastry school during the day, Kyra used trial and error to recreate her favorite treats–sans gluten–at night.
Word-of-mouth spread about her scrumptious confections, and soon she opened her very own Portland bakery, Crave Bake Shop. Kyra’s story is proof that gluten-free can taste just as good as the original! We have those recipes below.
Whip up sweet treats that everyone at your next birthday party, brunch, or potluck will enjoy. You can also order Sweet Cravings: 50 Seductive Desserts for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle — with 50 foolproof recipes — by clicking on the book’s cover…