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Gluten Free, Corn Syrup Free Caramel Corn Recipe

Gluten Free, Corn Syrup Free Caramel Corn Recipe

adapted from: brown thumb mama

Here is a good little recipe for a healthy alternative to corn syrup filled caramel corn, that your family will love!

Things you will need:

7-10 cups Plain or lightly salted popcorn

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/2 cup butter or coconut oil

1 cup coconut sugar

parchment paper

cookie sheet or jelly roll pan

1 cup pecan (optional)

3 tsp cinnamon (optional)

1 tsp organic vanilla (optional)

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 250 degrees. Line a jelly roll pan or cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make or purchase 7-10 cups of lightly salted popcorn (no butter). DSC_4315

The Better Made Popcorn is gluten free, peanut free, dairy free, and low fat. Best of all . . . . no work involved!

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Evenly spread out your popcorn onto your parchment covered tray.

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Brown your butter or melt your coconut oil over low heat. Add in your 1 cup of sugar, stirring continuously. Do not let it boil or it will burn. Just keep it over the heat long enough to dissolve the sugar into your oil of choice.

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Here is the sugar that I chose to use. I like to use coconut sugar because it tastes so much like brown sugar.

Take your dissolved sugar mixture off the heat and stir in the salt, baking soda, and optional add-ins.  Feel free to be creative! Maybe add some carob chips!

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Carefully pour hot mixture over popcorn and thoroughly mix until all the popcorn is well coated. Bake on 250 for 60 min. Stir every 10 – 15 min until sugar mixture has been mostly absorbed.

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Cool and enjoy!

 

Love in Christ,

 

Angela

By Grace Cakes Bakery

 

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Trim Healthy Mama, Paleo, Sugar-Free, Gluten Free Brownie “Peanut Butter” Cake

Find your Trim Healthy Mama, Paleo, Sugar-Free and Gluten Free Sweets at the By Grace Cakes Bakery!

THM, Paleo, Sugar-Free Gluten Free, Brownie "Peanut Butter" Cake  . 6 inch, two layer cake 8-12 servings. 25.00. Flourless chocolate cake made with stevia or truvia (you choice) cocoa powder and coconut oil. With almond butter frosting. Made with unsweetened coconut, coconut milk, almond butter, stevia or truvia, bananas and avocados. Topped with pecans!
THM, Paleo, Sugar-Free Gluten Free, Brownie “Peanut Butter” Cake . 6 inch, two layer cake 8-12 servings. 25.00. Flourless chocolate cake made with stevia or truvia (you choice) cocoa powder and coconut oil. With almond butter frosting. Made with unsweetened coconut, coconut milk, almond butter, stevia or truvia, bananas and avocados. Topped with pecans!

THM, Gluten Free, Paleo, Sugar-Free Brownie “Peanut Butter” Cake. 6 inch, two layer cake 8-12 servings. 25.00. Flourless chocolate cake made with stevia or truvia (you choice) cocoa powder and coconut oil. With almond butter frosting. Made with unsweetened coconut, coconut milk, almond butter, stevia or truvia, bananas and avocados. Topped with pecans!

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Wedding Cake Flavors: Thinking Outside The Box

The “Not So Famous” Wedding Cake Flavors

Traditional, decadent, wonderful wedding cake flavors such as vanilla bean, chocolate, almond and lemon have graced cake tables for years. Classics such as  red velvet, carrot cake and banana cake flavors have been the cake of choice for many happy celebrations. But what about these new fangled flavors that are popping up out of the imaginative minds of bakers everywhere? Is it “safe” to spend money on a cake flavor that your guests may not be accustomed to? Are theses flavors just a fad?  I leave you to ponder those questions. Here are some bold flavor choices that you and your fiancé may want to request at your next cake tasting.

Cinnamon Roll Cake
Source: lecremedelacrumb.com

Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake with “Cinnabon” Buttercream

An all-time favorite, the flavor of a great cinnamon roll is something that should pleasantly surprise your guests. Swirled with cinnamon and sugar this cake would be great choice for the coffee drinking, book loving newlywed couple.

Lemon Raspberry
Source: notsohumblepie.blogspot.com

Raspberry Lemon Coconut Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

A bright, lucious wedding cake flavor, this raspberry lemon coconut cake flavor would be a great compliment to a Summer wedding. Raspberry filling layered on a lemon cake is sure to give your guests the perfect pucker-up tart and sweet flavor combination.

Butter Pecan Cake
Source: http://www.threelittleblackbirds.com

Butter Pecan Cake with Maple Buttercream

Butter pecan ice cream is an old fashioned favorite. So why not have a vintage wedding paired with a vintage flavor. Layers of pecans in a maple buttercream filling would be a sweet addition to a Autumn wedding.

Strawberry Shortcake
Source: gourmetbaking.blogspot.com

Strawberry Shortcake Cake with Fluffy White Buttercream

Fourth of July parties, backyard barbecues, and church picnics invoke thoughts of strawberry shortcakes served with rootbeer floats and ice cream. This wedding cake flavor would be a great accompaniment to an outdoor wedding. This flavor profile is both stylish and comforting.

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Cake
Source: http://www.lifeloveandsugar.com

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

Bring out the child-like excitment in all of your guests with this peanut butter cookie dough brownie cake. Decadent and fun, this wedding cake flavor brings bake all the great memories of homemade brownies and baking cookies with mom.

Check with your local cake designer to see if you could try one of these non-traditional flavors at your next cake tasting. Or if you live in the local area, you can find gluten-free adaptations of these great wedding cake flavors at the By Grace Cakes bakery.

Do you have a favorite cake flavor? Is there an unusual wedding cake flavor that you crave? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Love in Christ,

Angela

 

By Grace Cakes