Allergen Free Recipes For Children

“Preparing a food for your child can be quite difficult not because they are picky but because they have allergies. You need to be careful every time you prepare a meal for the family because it might affect your child with an allergy. If you are having a hard time with, here are some recipes that are created meticulously for their condition.”


1. Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting (Makes 12 cupcakes)

Extracted from ‘The Complete Allergy-Free Comfort Foods Cookbook’ by Elizabeth Gordon

This recipe has been a lifesaver for Samuel’s first birthday! Though he could not enjoy the buffet spread at his party, he was able to enjoy his very own birthday cake!

You can get most of the allergen free ingredients such as the brown rice flour, xanthan gum, rice milk and dairy-free, soy-free vegetable shortening from the Brown Rice Paradise. Other ingredients can be easily obtained from your nearby NTUC fairprice extra or Phoon Huat & Co. Pte Ltd. The photo attached is the actual cupcakes that I’ve baked using this very recipe for Samuel’s first birthday last year! And they taste super yummy too!


  • 2 cups Basic Gluten-Free Flour Mix (recipe follows)
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • ½ cup dairy-free, soy-free vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Ener-G egg replacer mixed with
  • ¼ cup rice milk
  • 1½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 recipe Vanilla Frosting (recipe follows)


Allergen Free recipe - Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting


1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with 12 liners.

2. Whisk together the flour mix, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

3. Combine the rice milk and cider vinegar. Set aside.

4. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the shortening, sugar, egg replacer, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Sift in the flour mixture in …