2nd Revision ! (sorry forgot the molasses and adjusted the spices)
2 cups gluten free flour mix (recipe follows)
1 tsp baking soda
1 and 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1/4 cup flax meal (ground flax seeds)
3/4 tsp salt
2-3 TBSP grated ginger or 1 and a 1/2 -2 TBSP ground ginger
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp allspice (optional)
1/4 tsp nutmeg
pinch of ground Cloves (optional)
3/4 cup sugar (evap. cane juice)
1 cup melted coconut oil /butter
2 TBSP applesauce
1/4 cup molasses (blackstrap)
2 tsp rum or rum extract (optional)
Sift dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together.
In a separate small bowl whisk wet ingredients together. Combine the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
If making cookies. Roll into balls and dip in Demerara sugar place on parchment lined cookie sheet and press flat with hand or GF flour coated flat bottom of a drinking glass.
Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees
If making gingerbread men. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes and use extra GF flour mix to roll out dough between 2 pcs of parchment paper and cut into gingerbread men shapes. Place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees and cool and decorate as desired.
Gluten free flour mix (2 cups total)
1 cup + 1 TBSP garbanzo/fava flour
1/2 + 2TBSP cup potato starch
1/4 + 1 TBSP cup arrowroot starch
For more gluten free and mostly vegan recipes go to http://www.lupushopecookbook.blogspot.com/ and http://www.myfamilysfavoritegfcfrecipes.blogspot.com/