Not Quite a Trifle, Trifle

No need to worry over a trifle like a ruined cake when you can make my Not Quite a Trifle, Trifle 🙂

Gluten Free and Off The Beaten Path

We don’t cry over cakes that don’t turn out.  We make new desserts!  This layered apple cake dessert was voted “best dessert ever” by one of my most discerning teenagers.  Kid tested, teen approved.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

For the cake portion:

3 T. Softened Butter

2 T. Shortening

1/2 C. Granulated Sugar

1/2 C. Packed Brown Sugar

1 Egg

1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

1 tsp. Cinnamon

1/4 tsp. Nutmeg

1/2 tsp. Salt

IMG_8563 You want tart green apples.

1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

1/2 tsp. Baking Powder

1/8 tsp. Guar Gum (about a pinch)

1 C. Sifted Superfine Brown Rice Flour

1/3 C. Buttermilk

1 Medium Green Apple, shredded (core, quarter, and pulse for a second or two in your food processor using the shredding attachment)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease one standard round cake pan.

Cream together the butter, shortening, sugars, and vanilla.  Add the egg and…

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