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Ultimate Vanilla Cake and Cupcakes

Ultimate Vanilla Cake Recipe

Soft and airy vanilla cake with just the right amount of sweetness. You would never know it is both gluten free and sugar free.
Course Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes


  • 8 Tablespoons Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Xylitol
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 4 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 Cups Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour Blend
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a muffin pan with liners or lightly grease.
  2. In a medium size bowl, mix together all-purpose gluten-free flour blend, cornstarch, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In an electric mixer, cream butter and xylitol until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until just combined.
  4. Add half of the flour mixture and beat until just combined. Blend in the milk followed by the remaining half of the flour mixture. Beat for 1-2 minutes on medium speed.
  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake for 18-22 minutes until light golden and top springs back when touched.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Em the Baker.

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