Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Indulge in this rich and moist gluten-free chocolate cake, perfect for anyone with gluten sensitivities. Simple to make with a gluten-free all-purpose baking mix, this cake is topped with a luscious chocolate frosting and can be garnished with your favorite toppings.

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Equipment Needed:

  • Two 9-inch round baking pans
  • Wire racks
  • Microwave
  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • Oven
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixer
  • Measuring cups


Q: Can I use almond milk instead of regular milk? A: Yes, almond milk can be used as a substitute for regular milk.

Q: How should I store this cake? A: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or refrigerate for up to a week.

Q: Can I use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil? A: Yes, melted coconut oil can be used as a substitute for vegetable oil.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

This gluten-free chocolate cake is rich,moist, and irresistibly delicious. Perfect for those with gluten sensitivities,it’s easy to make and ideal for any occasion!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking mix Check my GF Mix flour recipe
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • Preheat Oven: Heat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9-inch round baking pans and dust with cocoa powder.
  • Prepare Batter: In a large bowl, stir together sugar, gluten-free baking mix, cocoa, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake: Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely before frosting with “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting.


  • Add your choice of garnish, such as chocolate shavings, fresh berries, or a sprinkle of powdered sugar.


  • Make sure your gluten-free baking mix contains xanthan gum for better texture.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before frosting to avoid melting the frosting.
  • Customize the garnish with your favorite toppings like fresh fruit, nuts, or chocolate curls.
Keyword gluten free, gluten free chocolate cake


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