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Gluten-free cupcakes

It’s true.

Gluten-free Dreams Cake/Cupcake Mix

This cake/cupcake mix is from Cherrybrook Kitchen’s “Gluten Free Dreams” line, and we found it at Nugget Market. Besides being gluten-free, it’s “peanut-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and nut-free.” It also contains no brown rice, fruit juice, or soy, which means that I can actually eat it. It’s a miracle mix.

I baked and decorated the cupcakes and took them to a holiday gathering to see what people would think. The consensus was this: “great flavor but dry.” Or according to one particularly vocal person, “It’s not just dry; it’s like it sucks the moisture out of your tongue.”

But one must take into account that this is coming from people who have no food restrictions, people who can eat any kind of dessert they choose. For me, who hasn’t eaten cake in several years, it was indeed a gluten-free dream.

Two cupcakes for breakfast, please!

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