All posts tagged: coconut

Gluten-Free Coconut Buttermilk Biscuits

We’re going camping this weekend and I’m responsible for breakfast on one of the mornings. The tricky thing is that we all have a variety of dietary restrictions. I found a recipe for gluten-Free biscuits and adapted it slightly so that it met everyone’s needs. They were easy to make and are very tasty. Once I had made the dough I divided it into two parts, added blueberries to one batch and carob nibs to the other (you could really add just about anything to the dough, peaches, raisins, walnuts, the list is endless). I also doubled the recipe as I needed more than 9 biscuits, I did this by simply doubling the measurements, it worked out well. Ingredients 1/2 cup Buttermilk 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter 1 Tbsp of Baking Powder 2 tbsp of Starch (potato or cornstarch) 1 tsp Sugar 3/4 cups of Brown/White Rice Flour 1/4 cup Coconut Flour Your choice of fruit or chocolate chips (about two handfuls) Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray, set aside. Sift …

Creative Treats with ICS

ICS is back doing Creative Treats for a second year and we’re so excited to have them back! We started off by making snowman, even though our snow is quickly disappearing. This is an easy baking activity and great to do with the kids! Ingredients 1 cup of Butter 1/4 cup of icing sugar 2 cups of flour 2 cups of coconut Handful of chocolate chips Candy Corn or orange gummies Coloured Fondant for Scarves/Hats Toothpicks Royal Icing Sugar (4 cups of icing sugar, 3 tbsp of meringue powder and 7-8 tsp of water) Directions 1. Preheat Oven 350 2. Cream butter and icing sugar together using an electric mixer. Add, flour and then stir in coconut. 3. Roll dough into various size balls and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. 4. Once the balls have cooled down use the royal icing to “glue” them together and then insert a toothpick through all 3 to make sure they are secure. Use the royal icing to “glue” on the nose, eyes and accessories.