Lactose-Free Delights: 5 Baking Ideas for the Intolerant

EEliza March 1, 2024 7:01 AM

Living with lactose intolerance doesn't mean you have to miss out on the joy of baking. There are a ton of delicious lactose-free recipes that taste just as amazing as their dairy-filled counterparts. From cakes to cookies, and everything in between, here are five lactose-free baking ideas to try.

Lactose-Free Chocolate Cake

Decadent, rich, and completely lactose-free. The secret? Use almond milk and lactose-free dark chocolate. Try this recipe:

  • 200g of lactose-free dark chocolate
  • 3/4 cup of almond milk
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder

Mix all the ingredients together and bake for 30 minutes at 350°F.

Dairy-Free Cookies

There's nothing like a good cookie, and these dairy-free versions won't disappoint. Popular substitutes for milk include coconut milk or almond milk, and for butter - margarine or oil.

Lactose-Free Bread

Baking bread without lactose is easier than you might think. Most bread recipes don't require milk, but for those that do, simply swap out the cow's milk for a lactose-free substitute such as almond or soy milk.

Dairy-Free Pastries

Believe it or not, it's possible to make flaky, delicious pastries without butter. Use shortening or margarine instead of butter, and almond milk instead of regular milk.

Lactose-Free Muffins

Muffins can easily be made lactose-free. Just use a milk substitute like almond or soy milk and a butter substitute like margarine or oil.

Recipe Substitute milk with Substitute butter with
Cookie Almond milk Margarine
Bread Almond milk Oil
Muffin Soy milk Margarine

Remember, living with lactose intolerance doesn't mean giving up on delicious baked goods. With these five ideas and a bit of creativity, you can enjoy a world of lactose-free delights.

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