10 Must-Try Cake Recipes for the Gluten-Free Crowd

By Katherine Foreman on April 22, 2016

Gluten-free diets can be hard to accommodate, and they make it even harder to enjoy the rich desserts you crave on a regular basis. The good news is, there’s a way around this restriction! You can officially have your cake and eat it too with these oh-so-sweet and indulgent cake recipes—hold the gluten.


Blueberry, Lemon, Poppy Seed and Almond Cake

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The flavors keep on piling up in this delectable slice of decadence that's perfect for spring.

Green Kitchen Stories


Vegan Carrot Cake

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Perfect for brunch or a night in with Netflix—carrot cake is always a great choice.

Gimme Some Oven


Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake

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We dare you to look at this and not think good things about a gluten-free diet.

Yammie's Noshery


Fudge Cake

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Did someone say fudge? That's a flavor we can all agree on.

A Girl Defloured


Chocolate Quinoa Cake

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Not only are you bidding gluten good riddance, you're also reaping the added benefits of whole grains like quinoa when you devour this classic cake!

The Hearty Soul


Strawberries and Cream Cake

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Keep it light and fresh by garnishing with your favorite warm-weather fruit!

Cupcakes and Kale Chips


Gluten-Free and Vegan Chocolate Cake

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It’s impossible to refuse a cake you don't have to feel all that guilty about eating—with a dusting of powdered sugar, this airy cake doesn't even need icing.

The Pretty Bee


Funfetti Cake

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Put cake-free birthday parties in the past where they belong! This colorful cake turns the volume up on any celebration.

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Your favorite fall flavor needn't be limited by season. Need we say more?

Unconventional Baker


Angel Food Cake

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For those times when all you need is a simple, sweet treat, this light cake recipe fits the bill perfectly. Dress it up with your favorite fruit for a pretty presentation.

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