A few weeks ago I was presented with a challenge for a heart shaped dish. Well I could not make up my mind between two pies and I went with a strawberry one. Since then I have been craving my other idea- a Peanut Butter Pie. But not only did it sound good, it was all I could think of and how good it would taste with Chocolate Covered pretzels. Since I had some extra time off this weekend I decided I was going to make it!
This pie is a really easy no bake pie recipe. For the crust I used Glutino’s Fudge Pretzels with a few other ingredients. I recommend making the pie the night before you need it so it has plenty of time to set. Here is what I did:
You know. There are times were a person just needs chocolate. Like during a stressful week. Chocolate cake is sometimes the best remedy for that. Ok well at least for me.
Then there are times were you need a chocolate cake. Like birthdays or some other special occasion. Well last month was Little Miss’ birthday. Her one request was Chocolate Cake. I could of easily picked up a box mix. However, those are hit and miss. Sometimes they are to dry and crumbly. I wanted her birthday treat to be perfect. Having never made a chocolate cake from scratch even before going gluten free I was not sure how to go about this. I wont lie. I did not create this recipe. This is one you can find on the back of the Hershey’s Cocoa Powder container. But I had to alter it to work with our flours.
Having a food allergy you find yourself in the kitchen pretty much 80% of your day- if not more. At least- that is the way it is in our house. There is not a thing such as a “quick dinner” for those busy nights. Well, we have tacos that are fairly quick to make still. But who wants tacos every night. We certainly do not.