Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Gluten Free 4th of July Dessert and a GIVEAWAY! (CLOSED)

Giveaway is closed.

If you’ve been reading Gluten Free in Utah for awhile, you probably already know that
I use Betty Crocker Gluten Free baking products often. They’re way easy, they’re yummy, the price is right, and you can find them pretty much in every grocery store you go to (that’s a big deal!).
Well, the Betty Crocker Gluten Free line is coming out with even more products! They now have a gluten free sugar cookie mix and and all-purpose gluten free rice flour blend. Pretty cool. product
Even cooler is that to help spread the word about their expanding gluten-free line, Betty Crocker sent me an awesome baking gift package and you have a chance to win the same gift package! But first, check out this DELICIOUS dessert I created using my gift package and a Betty Crocker Gluten Free mix:
Besides being yummy, it’s easy to make and it looks pretty Smile. You can use any berries you want, but if you use strawberries/raspberries and blueberries it’s a perfect 4th of July treat!
My kids loved helping me make this. I used the Betty Crocker Gluten Free Brownie Mix and made them just how they say on the box.IMG_9040IMG_9031
IMG_9042So easy! All I needed was 1/2 stick of melted butter and 2 eggs! (Look how cute the new packaging and directions are. I’m a fan.)
Add the delicious cream cheese and pudding frosting (also very easy to make).IMG_9053

And some berries.
I started with strawberries

But I accidentally put the strawberries right by the cold vent in my refrigerator and half were frozen, so I needed to come up with another plan (fresh berries on this are a must).
Luckily, I had blueberries and decided to give them a try. So glad I did! They were DELICIOUS on this!

Then I realized that it would be yummy AND patriotic to add both the berries together. Hooray for the frozen strawberries so that this happy accident could happen Smile.

Here’s the recipe for the frosting:
Mix together:
  • 1 pkg vanilla pudding
  • 12 oz cool whip
  • 1 pkg cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 c. milk
It’s best if you put it in the fridge for at least an hour, but it’s not necessary (I’m horrible at planning ahead).
This is also really good as a fruit dip or mixed in with fruit for a fruit salad dessert.

Now, time for the GIVEAWAY!
This gift pack includes: A baking tool set and an 8” square cake pan.
Retail value: $60
Now, I’ll admit, when I first received the gift package I thought, “These are cool, but I already have all of these baking tools and really don’t need two. Maybe I’ll get rid of the ones I have and keep these because they’re cuter.”
Then I opened them up.
Not only are they cuter, but they’re cooler, too!IMG_9038
The pastry brush and rubber scraper have a little kick-stand on them!IMG_9037

That certainly comes in handy. No messy countertop! IMG_9050
And the ends of the rolling pin unscrew so you can change the size and choose what thickness you want to roll your dough out. Love it! (And notice the measurements on the actual wood of the rolling pin).IMG_9036
And for some reason the timer just absolutely fascinates me.IMG_9048

So fun to play with!
Anyway, you can have these fun baking toys, too Smile.
  • To enter leave a comment letting me know what your favorite gluten free baked treat is (or your favorite baked treat if you don’t eat gluten free).
  • 1 entry per person.
  • Please leave your contact info in case you win.
  • This giveaway will close Wednesday, June 26 at midnight (Utah time). I will use random.org to choose the winner.
Good luck and enjoy the recipe!
Disclosure: The information and prize pack have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.


Beth said...
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Beth said...

Your brownies look so tasty. We love no-bake cookies. They are quick, easy, and delicious. I would love to win!

Telfords said...

my favorite baked treat is cake! mikel.telford@gmail.com

shawn said...

My family loves what we call a turtle triffle that we make gluten free. Thanks for the awesome blogs.

Shannon F said...

My favorite baked treat is GF brownies (Namaste brand), I would love to try Betty Crocker to compare though!

Shannon F.

Paige said...

Poppyseed cake! Yummy! Paigewhite88@gmail.com

Wendy R said...

Brownies are my favorite gluten free!

MaKayle said...

We have a super yummy cake recipe that uses their gf choco cake mix and we make it for almost every birthday!! Would LOVE to win and try out their new mixes! And I think you know how to get ahold of me if I win (which I probably won't :P)

carlee said...

I love the gluten free brownies! Yum!

Carlee Hemming


JaLesha said...

We like pie at our house. :-) I haven't tried a gluten-free crust before though. I'll have to sometime. I think you can use crushed nuts instead too, right? It's so exciting to see so many better and healthier choices at the grocery stores now for ALL of us!!!

Chelle said...

Peach cobbler is our go to desert in the summer.
That rolling pin is awesome! :)

Ben telford said...

brownies are my favorite benja1360@hotmail.com

Summer said...

Gluten Free Peach Cobler is in the oven right now!!!!