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What flour to sub for wheat in a marzipan cake?

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somervilleoldtimer Nov 6, 2013 07:24 PM

I've made this cake with great success in the past, using the recommended small amount of wheat flour.

http://books.google.com/books?id=tbyW...

I would like to make it for a friend who can't eat gluten. What kind of flour should I replace the wheat flour with, and will the proportions be the same? Many thanks for your help!

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    sr44 RE: somervilleoldtimer Nov 6, 2013 09:00 PM

    This is a similar but different gluten-free recipe I've made: http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/...

    Be sure to read the labels on the almond paste. One of the two I found had wheat in it.

    1. Ttrockwood RE: somervilleoldtimer Nov 8, 2013 11:34 PM

      Bob's red mill makes a great gluten free all purpose flour that would be an even swap. Its usually sold at whole foods and health food stores, also online.
      Or, use a recipe that was designed to be gluten free- gf baking is very tricky!
      Dorie greenspan has an almond cake recipe that has a very simple ingredient list here:
      http://doriegreenspan.com/2012/03/im-...

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