Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe // Top 8 Healthy Nutrition Benefits

This is a delicious gluten free strawberry cake recipe. It is a moist white cake with strawberry filling and cream cheese frosting, and it tastes delicious.

This is for people who have a gluten allergy or are just interested in trying this new recipe. This recipe is not just good for gluten free people, but everyone will enjoy this dessert.

It is the best cake I have ever made. It will be a regular dessert for my family. I make this with raspberries also, and it is just as good.

Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe
Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe


How To Prepare Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe?

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 55 minutes

Yields: 12 servings


  • mixing bowl,
  • flat mixing surface,
  • whisk
  • baking pan

Ingredients For Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe:

For Cake:

  • 1 cup canola oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • Three eggs
  • One teaspoon of strawberry extract (I used Lorann Oils)
  • 1 cup white gluten-free flour (I used Bob’s, Red Mill)
  • Two teaspoons of baking powder (gluten-free)
  • 1/3 cup milk or buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the strawberry filling:

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch (or potato starch)
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3 1/3 cups strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • 300 grams of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Two tablespoons vanilla extract (or another flavor of your choice)

How To Make Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe:

For Cake:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan with shortening if you have one.

2. In a small bowl, combine milk and strawberry extract and set aside.

3. In a large bowl, cream canola oil and sugar for about 1 minute or until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition (about 1 minute total).

Beat in strawberry extract mixture and flour and baking powder into the creamed mixture until combined.

4. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and smooth to level the top. Bake for about 50 to 55 minutes (I baked for 56 minutes) or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely before icing.

For the strawberry filling:

1. In a small bowl, blend cornstarch and sugar for about 1 minute or until smooth.

2. Peel, slice, and then puree strawberries in a food processor or blender until smooth. Place pureed berries into a medium-sized mixing bowl.

3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and strawberry puree for about 1 minute or until well combined.

4. Add cornstarch mixture and beat for about 5 minutes or until thickened. Try not to over-mix. And Enjoy.

Nutrition Facts Of Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe

Total Fat28 grams
Carbohydrates77 grams
Protein 8 grams
Fiber1 gram
Sodium656 milligrams

Top 8 Healthy Nutrition Benefits Of Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe

1. Low In Fat, Sodium, And Calories:

This is a low-fat, low-calorie cake that is good for your health. It contains 4 grams of fat and 180 calories.

This means it can be a part of your diet since it has fewer fats and calories than other desserts.

2. Rich In Protein

This recipe contains 8 grams of protein. Proteins are an essential part of any healthy diet for adults and kids because they help build, repair, and maintain muscles in the body.

3. Excellent Source Of Fiber

This dessert is an excellent source of fiber that helps you feel full for a longer period. Fibre also helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

4. Rich In Vitamin C

This gluten free strawberry cake recipe is a good source of vitamin C. This vitamin controls the growth and spread of cancer cells and promotes the production of collagen,

which keeps your skin firm and wrinkle-free, prevents hair loss, and strengthens your hair and nails.

5. It Will Reduce Your Chances Of Getting Heart Disease.

This recipe is a good source of Vitamin K, thiamine, and folate. These three help lower homocysteine levels associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

6. Improves Calcium Absorption

Calcium is an essential mineral that helps build strong bones in kids and prevents osteoporosis in adults. This cake is a good source of calcium.

7. It Helps Maintain Your Weight.

This dessert is a good choice for people who want to maintain their weight because it is low in fat and calories, and at the same time, it keeps you feeling full for hours which helps prevent overeating or binge eating.

8. It Will Help You In Concentration And Focus.

This recipe contains a high amount of thiamine which helps boost brain power, learning and memory skills, concentration, and focus while also helping with anxiety and mood swings.

What Cakes Are Mixes Gluten-Free?

Many cake mixes are gluten-free, but you must read the labels. Betty Crocker, gluten-free, makes a chocolate cake mix that fits into a gluten-free diet. Duncan Hines makes a gluten-free chocolate and vanilla cake mix as well.

How Do You Make Gluten-Free Cake Less Dense?

There are certain ways to make a cake less dense. One way is to add whole or skim milk and eggs to the recipe, but it does not work for all cakes.

You can also add cornstarch, corn syrup, gelatin, and powdered sugar, but again this is only a way to make the cake less dense.

What Is Flour Best For Gluten-Free Cake?

The best flour for gluten-free cake is rice flour. It is made from a grain called rice. It will make your cake much lighter than other gluten-free flours, such as sorghum flour or bean paste, which are heavier in texture.


Many healthy desserts are gluten free strawberry cake recipe. This dessert is one of them, but remember to read the labels to be sure.

To eat healthily and avoid gluten, you must also consider your budget and health. You can still have a delicious dessert with low in carbohydrates and calories and still be happy about it.


Can I add strawberries to the batter?

The best thing about this gluten free cake recipe is that it already has a strawberry flavor. Therefore, you cannot add more strawberries to the batter.

Do I have to use Jell-O?

You can use any strawberry gelatin brand but make sure it is gluten-free. However, if you don’t have it, your gluten free cake will not suffer too much.

What’s the best frosting for strawberry cake?

The best frosting for this gluten free cake is a glossy vanilla frosting.