Posts in Sweets & Bakes
Spanish Turrón de Alicante

Turrón de Alicante is one of the most popular sweets enjoyed around Christmas time, and is a hard almond nougat that is hard and crunchy, and well worth the effort to make. This sweet candy is gluten free, dairy free, and can be made with a variety of nuts, but the most common is almonds or pistachios.

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Swedish Pepparkakor Gingersnap Cookies (Gluten Free)

These Swedish Pepparkakor Gingersnap Cookies are perfectly sweet with just the right amount of warming ginger and winter spices that can be served plain or with icing, and can even be used to decorate with during the holidays.

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Gluten Free Greek Kourabiedes (Greek Christmas Butter Cookies)

These gluten free Greek Kourabiedes cookies are a classic Greek Christmas cookie that are known for their buttery, melt-in-your mouth texture, and sweet almond flavor. Covered in powdered sugar, these pillowy cookies are sure to become a quick holiday favorite.

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French Chocolate Bûche De Nöel (Gluten Free)

This chocolate French Bûche De Nöel is naturally gluten free made with a flourless sponge cake and is filled with a light and airy chocolate whipped cream. This Bûche De Nöel is and impressive dessert that can come together with just a few simple ingredients, and always looks good on a Christmas dessert table.

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Gluten Free Sonhos Portuguese "Christmas Dreams"

These gluten free Sonhos “Christmas dreams” are a deliciously light and fluffy gluten free puffed pastry that are coated in a light sprinkle of cinnamon sugar that everyone is bound to enjoy. A Portuguese favorite around the holidays you can usually find these delicious puffed pastries on the Christmas table.

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Spiced Chai Fig Cake With Vanilla Buttercream

Is there any flavor that really says fall liked chai? Okay maybe pumpkin, but even that is usually mixed with chai spice to evoke all those warm and cozy fall feelings. The moment the cold weather hits I immediately begin reaching for cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, and allspice to warm up my favorite fall soups and desserts. Not to mention I basically keep a revolving pot of chai tea on the stove, which was how the idea for this recipe came to fruition in the first place.

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