Gluten Free Birthday Cake - Celiac Disease
Jan 9 2009

Gluten Free Birthday Cake

Have a birthday party coming up for someone with celiac disease? Finding a good gluten free birthday cake can be difficult and many of the mixes aren’t very good; however, i’ve often found that homemade gluten free cakes are typically much better tasting. If you’d like to make your gluten free birthday cake from scratch, here is a great recipe I recommend!

If you’d like to check out other recipe ideas, check out our gluten free recipes page!

Gluten Free Birthday Cake Recipe

Dry Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/3 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/3 cup sorghum flour
  • 1/2 tsp. xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda

Wet Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup milk (I used hemp milk, you may also try soy, almond or rice)
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Cake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease an 8? square baking pan. Dust pan lightly with flour.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients.
  4. Make a well in center of dry ingredients.
  5. Add milk, oil, vanilla, and beaten eggs. Whisk together until well incorporated.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Do not over bake!!
  7. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting with your favorite gluten free chocolate frosting.

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Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!

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