Our Favorite Gluten-Free Cake and Cupcake Recipes

  • 01 of 11

    Celebrate with a gluten-free cake!

    Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting Recipe
    Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Frosting. Photo © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Cakes are for celebrating! Celebrate being gluten-free with our collection of favorite gluten-free cake and cupcake recipes. You'll find delicious from-scratch gluten-free cake recipes like our 5-star gluten-free carrot cake and convenient recipes that call for ready-made mixes like our moist and tender gluten-free banana cupcakes with fruit nectar frosting.

    Our Favorite Gluten-Free Cake Recipes:

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  • 02 of 11

    5-Star Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting copyright Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Carrot Cake. istockphotos

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Moist and luscious, gluten-free carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is a gluten-free favorite at my house. The cake freezes well and the recipe makes one round layer cake, one 13x9-inch sheet cake or 36 cupcakes.

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  • 03 of 11

    Gluten-Free and Dairy Free (GFCF) Banana Cupcakes - From a Mix!

    Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free Banana Cupcakes with Fruit Nectar Frosting Recipe and Image
    Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free Banana Cupcakes with Fruit Nectar Frosting. Image 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Banana Cupcakes with Fruit Nectar Cupcakes

    Gluten-free and dairy-free (GFCF) banana cupcakes with fruit nectar frosting are easy to make using ready-made boxed gluten-free yellow cake mix. This is a fast and easy gluten-free recipe!

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  • 04 of 11

    Gluten-Free Chocolate Walnut Torte - Easy, Elegant and Not Too Sweet

    Gluten Free Mediterranean Chocolate Walnut Torta Cake Image and Recipe Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Mediterranean Chocolate Walnut Torta Cake. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Chocolate Walnut Torte

    This cake is easy to make and isn't overly sweet so you might want to serve wedges with a small dollop of whipped cream or ice cream. Also, it's delicious served with a cup of espresso.

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  • 05 of 11

    Gluten-Free Coconut Layer Cake with Lemon Curd Filling

    Gluten-Free Coconut Layer Cake with Lemon Curd Filling Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd Filling. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd Filling

    Gluten-free coconut cake with lemon curd frosting is easy to make when you use packaged gluten-free yellow cake mix. The frosting is a homemade boiled frosting with egg whites, sprinkled with delicious toasted coconut.

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  • 06 of 11

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuche Frosting

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuche Frosting Recipe Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Penuche Frosting. Photo © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cupcakes with Broiled Penuche Frosting

    Gluten-free oatmeal cupcakes with penuche frosting are moist and delicious with sweet and crunchy broiled penuche frosting - a toffee-like mixture of brown sugar, coconut, butter and chopped pecans.

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  • 07 of 11

    Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake - A Southern Classic

    Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Photo © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake

    Gluten-Free Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a sweet southern cousin to carrot cake. Pineapples, bananas, and pecans add fabulous flavor to this popular traditional cake.

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  • 08 of 11

    Gluten-Free Flourless Chocolate Cake with Silky Chocolate Glaze

    Gluten Free Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze Recipe Teri Gruss
    Gluten Free Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Easy Flourless Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake with Silky Chocolate Glaze

    This easy recipe for a flourless chocolate cake with silky chocolate glaze is a decadent finale to any special celebration.

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  • 09 of 11

    Gluten-Free and Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Vanilla Frosting

    Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting Teri Gruss
    Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting. 2011 (c) Teri Lee Gruss

    Get the recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Vanilla Frosting

    Gluten and dairy free chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting have a classic, moist flavor and are made with less sugar than some cake recipes. This recipe is a good option for kids and adults on GFCF (gluten-free / casein-free) diets.

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  • 10 of 11

    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Sauce

    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread with Caramel Sauce Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread with Caramel Sauce. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Sauce

    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread with Caramel Sauce is a moist, delicious cool weather gluten-free recipe and a great way to add healthy pumpkin to a classic dessert recipe.

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  • 11 of 11

    Gluten-Free New York-Style Cherry Cheesecake

    Gluten-Free Cherry New York Cheesecake Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Cherry New York Cheesecake. Image 2011 (c) istockphoto

    Get the recipe for Gluten-Free New York-Style Cherry Cheesecake

    Don't be afraid to make gluten-free cheesecake. It's creamy delicious, easy to make and SO popular!