Cooking + Drinking - 5 Must Try Gluten Free Brandy Recipes

October 30, 2011

Cooking and alcohol are quite the dynaminc duo -- while results can range from spectacular (added to recipes) to catastrophic (added to chef), boozy baked goods are always a popular treat -- and now they're even gluten free! Wine, sure - but I bet you never thought of adding brandy to your soups and stews, cakes or pies! Here are 5 decadently delicious gluten free recipes for cooking and baking with your favorite spirit!

Crab Bisque
This decadent soup is perfect for high class entertaining! From Thanksgiving through New Year's, cold weather spells comfort food, but whoever said it couldn't be 5-star gourmet hasn't tried this recipe!

Caramel Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce
Take caramel apples, bake them into a deliciously moist cake, add booze brandy and a homemade salted caramel sauce? Deliciosity at its best.

Panna Cotta with Brandied Cherry Compote
Sweet-tart brandy-infused cherry compote atop a decadently creamy panna cotta custard spells love at first bite.

Brandy Apple Bites
Little mini-pies are perfect for small batch baking or self-serve entertaining! Set a tray of these tantalizing treats out at your next party and they'll be gone before you know it! You can either use this recipe's pie crust by substitute gluten free all purpose flour or use your favorite gluten free pie crust instead!

Brandy Preserved Oranges with Cinnamon and Star Anise
Naturally sweet oranges preserved in a spiced brandy mixture makes an excellent host or hostess gift!

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