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Gluten Free White Cake | Classic Birthday Cake Recipe

Gluten Free White Vanilla Cupcake

Gluten Free White Cake | Classic Birthday Cake Recipe

Enjoy this scrumptious gluten free white cake in as many layers as you’d like or turn it into the perfect vanilla cupcakes – your imagination is your only limitation! 
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs large
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose gluten free flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  • Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan or line a muffin pan with paper liners
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth.
  • Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pans.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Cake is done when it springs back to the touch or toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Tips & Notes

For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes.
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4 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    My daughter LOVED her beautiful cake for her birthday! This was her first one as a celiac, and the rest of the family couldn’t believe it was gluten free. Look forward to trying other recipes of yours.

  2. 5 stars
    Made this into cupcakes, wow so delicious! Great texture, not too crumbly, moist. Perfect cake batter recipe for cupcakes!

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