Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake Recipe || Bakery Cook

Greetings, fellow bakers and dessert lovers! Today, I’m thrilled to share my personal recipe for a scrumptious Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake.

This easy make vanilla gluten-free cake recipe is packed with vanilla flavour, and the cake turns out very moist, absorbing all the moisture from the bananas.

It contains simple ingredients which need to be mixed for about 10 minutes and baked in an oven for around 25 minutes.

The frosting makes a light, fluffy layer on top of the cake, which complements it well. You can also cake insert before baking.

This delightful treat is not only a crowd-pleaser but also a game-changer for those with gluten sensitivities.

Join me as we embark on a baking journey that promises a moist and flavorful cake, free from gluten but full of deliciousness.

Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake Recipe
Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake Recipe

How To Prepare Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake Recipe?

Preparation Time: 15 minutes.

Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes.

Serves: 8-inch round cake, 8-10 slices.

Equipment Needed:

  1. 8-inch round cake pan
  2. Parchment paper
  3. Mixing bowls
  4. Whisk
  5. Electric mixer (optional)
  6. Measuring cups and spoons
  7. Cooling rack

8-Inch, Aluminized Steel

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  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any dairy-free milk of your choice)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake
Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake

Step-by-Step Cooking Instructions:

1. Preheat Your Oven:

Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease an 8-inch round cake pan and line the bottom with parchment paper.

2. Mix Dry Ingredients:

In a mixing bowl, combine the gluten-free flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

3. Combine Wet Ingredients:

In another bowl, whisk together the almond milk, vegetable oil, apple cider vinegar, and vanilla extract.

 Measuring Cup Set, 10 piece set, Blue

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4. Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients:

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Avoid overmixing; a few lumps are acceptable.

5. Bake:

Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.

Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6. Cool:

Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a cooling rack to cool completely.

Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake Recipe

Nutrition Facts Of Gluten Free Vanilla Cake Recipe

  • Calories: 615.47 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 82.16 grams
  • Protein: 2.08 grams
  • Fat: 53.56 grams
  • Cholesterol: 107.1 mg
  • Sodium: 449 mg
  • Potassium: 180 mg
  • Total Sugars: 64.59 grams 
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 grams
  • Total Fat 53 .56 g
  • Saturated Fat 22.

Tips and Variations:

1. Gluten-Free Flour Brands:

Experiment with different gluten-free flour brands to find the one that works best for your taste and texture preferences.

2. Flavor Enhancements:

Elevate the flavor by adding lemon zest or almond extract to the batter for a unique twist.

3. Vegan Option:

To make this cake entirely vegan, swap the honey with maple syrup or another vegan-friendly sweetener.

Health Benefits:

1. Gluten-Free:

Ideal for those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease, this cake allows you to indulge in a sweet treat without the gluten-related concerns.

2. Lower Cholesterol:

This cake contains no cholesterol, making it heart-friendly.

3. Lower Saturated Fat:

Using vegetable oil instead of butter reduces the saturated fat content in the cake.

What Is The Best Gluten Free Flour To Bake With?

Some people prefer to avoid wheat and gluten, and some are intolerant. Many gluten-free flours are available in the market.

To bake a cake with the best flavour, you should blend different flours, mainly made up of oat, rice, corn and buckwheat flour.

How Do You Keep A Gluten Free Cake Moist?

It isn’t easy to keep a gluten-free cake moist like wheat flour because of its different water absorption properties.

For example, flaxseed-based flour absorbs water differently and behaves differently than wheat flour in cakes and other baked goods.

The gluten-free parchment paper can help to retain moisture in the cake.

Can You Make This An Egg Free Gluten Free Vanilla Cake?

Yes, you can do this by using an egg replacer like Flax seed, chia seed, etc. If you don’t have these flours, you can use any egg replacer for baking.

Can You Freeze This Gluten-Free Cake?

Yes, you can do this by using the freezer. Place the cake in a pan, freeze it, and then put it in a box to store it.

You can also use an airtight box; some people freeze their cakes this way.

Is Vanilla Extract Gluten Free?

Yes, vanilla extract is gluten-free. You can use it for baking cakes, cookies, bread, etc. It is made from vanilla beans and is mostly used in desserts or sweets like cookies or cupcakes.


With this Vanilla Gluten-Free Cake recipe in your baking arsenal, you’ll never have to compromise on flavor or dietary needs.

Whether you’re gluten-sensitive or simply seeking a delicious dessert, this cake has you covered.

I hope you enjoy baking and savoring this delightful treat as much as I do.

Happy baking!


Why Did My Gluten-Free Rake Recipe Sink?

Gluten-free rake recipes tend to be as light as a feather, don’t stick to the pans well, and tend to sink. You can make it very simple using a lot of flour and butter.

Can I Use This Vanilla Cake Recipe To Make Cupcakes?

Yes, you can do this by using an egg replacer like flaxseed, chia seed, etc. You can also replace the all-purpose flour with any other flour for baking.

Can I Use Dairy In This Cake?

This cake is very good to make but is gluten- and dairy-free. You can replace the butter with other healthy fat like coconut oil, olive oil, etc.

Can I Use This Easy Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake Recipe To Make A Sheet Cake?

Yes, you can do this by using a baking tin. Line the baking tin using parchment paper, preheat the oven to 180 degrees and bake the cake for about 30 minutes.