Going Gluten Free: Mastering a Versatile, Delicious Cake for All Diets | Erin McKenna | Skillshare

Going Gluten Free: Mastering a Versatile, Delicious Cake for All Diets

Erin McKenna, Chef, Erin McKenna's Bakery

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6 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction

    • Dry Ingredients

    • Sweeteners

    • Mixing and Baking

    • Icing & Finishing Your Cake

    • Hungry for More?


About This Class

Erin McKenna is the founder and baker at Erin McKenna's Bakery, the country's leading gluten-free, vegan, kosher bakery in NYC's Lower East Side. Join her for this delectable 25-minute class on baking the perfect cake with substitutions to fit any diet!

Whether you choose health or decadence, this short and fun class takes you behind the counter of Erin's bakery, going where the magic happens. Erin breaks down two classic cake recipes — both signature to her bakery — into their essential ratios and combinations. She talks through each ingredient, explains substitutions, and gives tips and tricks to make sure your cake tastes good and bakes well.

By the end, you'll not only understand the elements of a perfect cake, but also be able to get creative and customize your own recipe, making your cake in any style you want.


Erin McKenna's Bakery (formerly Babycakes) creates dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, gluten-free & agave-sweetened cakes & cookies.

53 of 55 students recommendSee All

Loved it. Hope you will be posting more classes! I really wish there was a recipe attached so I can try this at home.
wonderful learning...sure going to try this recipe
Easy step by step instructions with flavor variations so you can cook several different cakes. Definitely made with loving care. My daughter is gluten free so thank you so much!
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Erin McKenna

Chef, Erin McKenna's Bakery

In 2005, Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC opened on the Lower East Side of Manhattan with two rules:

1. Create a bakery free of harmful ingredients.
2. Wear cute uniforms.

Today, as then, they focus on the underserved-- people with gluten, dairy, egg, and soy sensitivities, the health-minded, and, most importantly, allergic kids who are often unable
to indulge.

They select all ingredients responsibly and use their natural sweeteners sparingly. Their goal is to ma...

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