Saturday, 9 July 2011

Guest Writer: Gloria, from Canela Kitchen

About my blog:
 I begin my recipes blog in  the end of 2007 , because I enjoy a british site and they asked me some recipes, so I begin the blog only in English. Later my hubby asked me I posted to in Spanish, so I posted now in both.
I love cook so much, but enjoy more the last years.
I have twins but now are teens so I have more time to cook.
I live in the countryside with my hubby, twins and 3 dogs.
Im from Santiago, Chile South America.

What is your name?
My name is Gloria Roa Baker

Where do you live?
I live in Santiago, Chile South America

What's your favorite recipe?
I have a lots, maybe Suspiro Limeño and lemon Pie, are delicious (are  in my blog recipes)
(I love savoy recipes but you say one)

What's your favorite kitchen tool?
Love my hand mixer, is easy to manage and so fast!

What do you live by in life?
"I think I learned to appreciate and treasure each day,
because you don't know,
how many you are going to  be given!"
        - US Suprem Court Sandra Day O'Connor

Thanks Amanda so much Amanda!

Vanilla & Rice Flour Cake 

And now the recipe, I adapted this recipe from  Murdoch Books. Australia (cooking)
This cake is an amazing and  delicious surprice, maybe by de rice flour, I dont know but is nice and yummy!


185 grs. soft butter
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
250gs. sugar
3 eggs
200 grs. all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
80 grs. rice flour
80 ml. of milk


1. Preheat the oven at 180° c. Butter a square pan  23 x 26 cm aprox. and
cover the bottom with greaseproof paper .

2. In a medium bowl beat  the butter, vanilla, sugar, the flours and  milk.
beat until you have a creamy and thick batter.

3.Empty the mix in the square mold and level surface cake.

Bake in the oven by  45 to 50 minutes or until is golden and firm.
Try with a skewer in the center of the cake.

Set aside in the mold about 15 to 20 minutes.

Cut in squares and powder with glass sugar.

PD: The garnish of rose petals are the las of the season, we are in Autumn!

If you're interest in doing a guest post here's all the info! I'd love to have you post!!


  1. Very nice post - love this simple recipe too. Sounds and looks wonderful. Thanks to both of you for sharing!

  2. Thanks Amanda, Your blog now look amazing and nice!! gloria

  3. Mmm, that looks sooo good!

  4. Lovely cake recipe, using rice flour sounds interesting. Thanks Gloria for sharing this :)

  5. Gloria, it's good to see you here. :-) This sounds like a very nice cake with part wheat, part rice flour. Thanks for sharing.


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