Gluten Free Basic Cake Recipe

This is a simple recipe for a gluten free basic cake. With this recipe you can add other flavours and fillings like coffee to spice things up a bit.

What you need to make a gluten free basic cake
  • 1 ½ cups (250g) Premium Self Raising Flour Mix
  • 3/4 cup (250g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons (85g) margarine
Method 
  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (fan forced) 175°C (conventional).
  2. In a large bowl combine flour mix, sugar, eggs, liquid and margarine. Mix on a slow speed with an electric mixer or a wooden spoon until ingredients are well combined.
  3. Fold in your choice of filling. (e.g. chocolate, lemon/orange rind, mixed fruit).
  4. Spoon mixture evenly into a 20cm (8″) greased cake tin.
  5. Set to bake for 45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Tips: To make coffee cake as pictured add 2 tablespoons of instant coffee to 2 tablespoons of boiling water. For the Icing, melt 250g Sweet Williams dairy free white chocolate over a low heat and a 30ml shot of espresso or one teaspoon of Instant coffee stir until melted, remove from the heat and add copha as desired to thin the Icing. This is a very basic recipe to allow you to be creative and add which ever flavours and fillings you like. Use your imagination!

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