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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

Recipe By Gluten Free Journey
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.


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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