Gluten-Free Cake Recipes

Get top recipes for cupcakes, chocolate cakes, yellow cakes, and more—all completely gluten-free.

Staff Picks

Flourless Chocolate Cake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 750
This flourless, gluten-free chocolate cake is a decadent fudgy dessert!

Gluten-Free Yellow Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 245
Basic and easy, and very versatile. Layer with white or chocolate frosting, strawberries and whipped cream, etc. Make sure your baking powder is gluten-free.

Mocha Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 29
A tasty coffee flavored whipped cream perfect for fillings and/or frostings.

Simply Lemon

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
An easy, crust-free cheesecake that is topped by store-bought lemon curd. Lemon curd can be found in the 'jams and jellies' aisle of the grocery store.

Hungarian Flourless Hazelnut Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
This cake was traditionally a birthday cake in my friend's home. Her mother is from Hungary and only has this recipe in her head! Now it will be preserved.... Note: hazelnuts may be toasted or untoasted. The skins may be removed or left on.

Perfect Flourless Orange Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 62
A beautiful moist light cake with complex and full flavors of oranges and orange peel. Super easy to make, and people love it! Serve in wedges with a mound of whipped cream or ice cream.
By Lucence

Chocolate Mousse Cake I

Rating: 4.5 stars 36
Oooooooh! Chocolate...
By shirleyo

Easy Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Rating: 5 stars 30
I have had many people try this and couldn't believe how moist and delicious it was for gluten free.

Amazing Chocolate Quinoa Cake!

Rating: 5 stars 105
This delicious cake is made with quinoa and no flour! Enjoy!

The Best Pavlova

Rating: 4.5 stars 105
Australian dessert with a meringue base, topped with fresh cream and fruit. This is a recipe that I have experimented with and all my friends and family say it's the best pavlova they've ever tasted!
By Allrecipes Member

Quince Polenta Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
Quinces in a cake! This polenta and almond flour cake with a hint of orange is topped with fresh quinces. It's a deliciously delicate cake that just happens to be gluten-free.

Warm Flourless Chocolate Cake with Caramel Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 163
A rich complex bittersweet chocolate cake which is simple to make and always loved by all.

Inspiration and Ideas

Flourless Chocolate Cake
Rating: Unrated 755
"Great for entertaining; deceptively easy to make. Perfect for people who can't have gluten. I 'flour' the pan using cocoa powder." – Shana Hillman
Lemon Polenta Cake
Rating: Unrated 14
This tender cornmeal cake uses almond meal in place of flour, and is soaked with a sweet lemon syrup after baking.
Flourless Chocolate Cake I
Rating: 4.5 stars 1031

A dense chocolate cake for those of us who can't tolerate wheat or gluten.