Homemade Biscuit

Homemade biscuit made with gluten free flour and kefir. Serve this tasty and yummy biscuits to your kids!

kefir biscuitIngredients

  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tbsp. (15g) sugar
  • ½ tsp (2g) sea salt
  • ½ tsp. (2g) baking soda
  • ¼ cup (30g) of millet flour
  • ¼ cup (30g) of fine corn flour
  • 1 tbsp. (10g) baking powder
  • 4 tbsp. (60g) of butter, softened
  • 1 cup (160g) of brown rice flour
  • 7 tbsp. (84g) of potato starch
  • 300g of your favorite gluten free flour
  • ½ cup (100g) of kefir (this may vary and depends on your gluten free flour)

Instructions

  1. Begin by sifting in a mixing bowl the gluten free flours, baking powder, soda, sugar and salt together.
  2. Next add the butter, egg and kefir into the flour mixture then mix until it smooth. Cover and leave for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  4. Gently roll out to ¾ inch thick and use a glass to cut your biscuits, it should make 9 biscuits. Then place on an un-greased baking sheet the biscuits.
  5. Finally, bake the biscuits for about 15-20 minutes.

Enjoy!

Coffee Ice Cream

Homemade coffee ice cream recipe using kefir milk with coffee or espresso. It’s quick and easy to make just follow simple instructions.

coffee ice creamIngredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups kefir (use 1 cup kefir cheese + 1 cup milk kefir for a creamier result)
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee or espresso
  • 2 cups cream, half-and-half, or milk

Instructions

  1. In this recipe you can use kefir made with cow milk, goat milk, or coconut milk.
  2. In a large bowl, pour the hot coffee or espresso and sugar then stir until sugar is dissovle.
  3. Next is to whisk the coffee-sugar mixture with remaining ingredients into the large bowl. Then refregerate for about 1 to 2 hours or follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

Enjoy!

Banana Bread

Moist and delicious banana bread that is easy to make, just follow simple steps here.

banana breadIngredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup kefir
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup cups bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar (rapadura or Sucanat)
  • 3/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Begin by mixing the kefir and flour in a bowl and leave it for 12 to 24 hours prior to making bread. Then cover to let the flour soak.
  2. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 300F.
  3. Next, mix together in a large bowl the sugar, butter, vanilla, eggs, bananas, and nuts. Then add the kefir-flour mixture into the bowl and mix until blend.
  4. Add the baking soda and baking powder and mix just until blended. Then pour the batter into a greased bread pan (9×5-inch).
  5. Finally, bake for approximately 1-1/2 hours until the inserted toothpick comes out clean. (The time of baking may vary on the sizes of pan that you are using and the number of pans that are baking at once.)

Enjoy!

Lemon Cake with Lemon Ginger Marmalade Glaze

Try this zesty lemon cake recipe with lemon ginger marmalade glaze. It’s easy to prepare just follow simple steps here.

lemon cakeIngredients

  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt – I used kefir
  • 1/2 cup flavorless oil, such canola or safflower – I used olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract – I used 1 teaspoon
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds (or, if you’d prefer, omit the almonds and use another 1/2 cup all-purpose flour)

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup lemon ginger marmalade, strained
  • 1 teaspoon water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Then butter an 81/2-x-41/2-inch pan and place it on a baking sheet.
  2. Start by combining together in a bowl the flour, ground almonds, baking powder and salt.
  3. Then in a separate bowl, pour the the sugar and zest. Rub the zest into the sugar using your fingertips until the sugar is moist and aromatic.
  4. Next is add the eggs, kefir and vanilla and whisk until the mixture is very well blended. Add the dry ingredients while whisking. Then use large rubber spatula and fold in the oil.
  5. Into a pan, scrape the batter and smooth the top.
  6. Bake afterwards for about 50-55 minutes or until the toothpick place on the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the pan to cool before you unmold the cake from the pan.
  8. For the glaze, simply place the marmalade into small saucepan or in a microwave-safe bowl then add in teaspoon of the water and heat until the jelly is hot.
  9. Finally, gently brush the cake with the glaze using a pastry brush.

Enjoy!