Candy canes can make any cake or cupcake turn into a magical winter treat. All you need to do is take some gluten-free candy canes (click here to see my favorite brand) and crush them up. Sprinkle them on top of your favorite frosted treat and you will end up with a beautiful creation that looks like it is from a bakery.
Some of my favorite ways to use the candy canes:
1. Make a vanilla cake from your favorite mix. Add 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract to the batter. Bake and allow to cool. Frost with frosting (I like the Betty Crocker canned frostings). Sprinkle with crushed candy canes. (more…)