Gluten Free Sponge Cake - Celiac Disease
Apr 5 2009

Gluten Free Sponge Cake

Are you a fan of sponge cake? Here is a gluten free cake recipe that is easy and I think you’ll enjoy. Give it a try and let us know how it turns out in the comments.

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

Gluten Free Sponge Cake Recipe

Sponge Cake Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Sponge Cake Directions:

  1. Sift cornflour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  3. Beat in egg yolks.
  4. Gradually beat in sugar until mixture forms a figure 8.
  5. Fold in the dry ingredients.
  6. Divide into 2 well greased 20 cm (8″) sandwich pans.
  7. Bake at 180 C or 350 F for about 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack.
  9. When cool, top one with whipped cream and jam (jelly).
  10. Place the other on top and dust with icing sugar.

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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+!


  1. katie knowles says:

    my mum ( who is gluten free) loves this cake!! she even ate 2 slices (: i suggest jam in the middle, chocolate chips in it ( dark chocolate) or vanilla essences in the mix. Also i suggest buttercream in the middle/on top. ( butter and sugar mixed together.) im 12 and a keen baker for my gluten free mum. please put more recepies on like this!

  2. Brebda Brennan says:

    My Father in law is Gluten free and I baked this for him and have to say that it is very successful as Sponges go…I filled with Cherry Preserve and Double Cream… reallly yummy and even non gluten free peoplee ate it… worth doing definitely

  3. Carla says:

    Not sure what I did wrong but the batter thickened up so much that it wasn’t even useable.

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