Category Archives: Cakes and traybakes

Bringing you a SPLENDID selection of delicious easy to make, gluten free cake and traybake recipes. Lots of step by step pictures to ‘compare notes’ too. Happy baking x

Delicious gluten free chocolate muffins

Gluten free chocolate muffins

Revised 21st August 2021 I love these chocolate muffins! They’re soft, deliciously rich and chocolatey and easy to make. I was first introduced to these fabulous chocolate muffins when I worked at Juvela gluten free foods. I think that this recipe, along with the ‘Juvela famed’ gf lemon drizzle cake, are the ones that made me realise […]

Gluten free Burns Night buns

Gluten free Burns Night buns

Although it’s a little late in the day to be sharing these gluten free Burns night buns with you, I thought the fabulous cake toppers I have used, may inspire you for other special events coming up in the future. Valentine’s Day maybe?

Gluten free banana loaf

Gluten free banana cake

Popped together this lovely gluten free banana loaf the other day, as I had a couple of bananas that didn’t look great. It proved to be the perfect way of using them up. The banana loaf is an adaption of the BBC good food ‘Brilliant Banana loaf’ recipe. I just switched a few ingredients to […]

Gluten free Madeira cake

Sliced gluten free Madeira cake

I wanted to get this really simple recipe for gluten free Madeira cake on my blog. As, not only is it a great traditional afternoon tea cake, which is perfect with a hot cuppa, it can also be used as a base for so many great puddings, such as; trifle, tiramisu etc. 

Gluten free crispy rice squares

ten free crispy rice squares

Updated 15th April 2022 I thought I would rustle up some crispy rice squares as a little indulgent treat. The perfect thing to make with a box of Nestle Go Free Rice Pops that I’d been given as a sample whilst at an allergy show in Liverpool.

Gluten free cupcakes (quick and easy)

Gluten free cupcakes...with sprinkles

These super-duper cupcake cuties can be whipped up at a drop of a hat, by using the simple all in one gluten free sponge cake recipe. Once baked, cool and top with a delicious swirl of buttercream and whatever gf sprinkles that take your fancy!!

Gluten free scones

Gluten free scones filled with jam and cream!

Updated 13th May 2022 National cream tea day prompted me to pop together a batch of gluten free scones. These scones are nice and easy to make and have a delicious crunch and traditional tight crumb centre. Best enjoyed freshly baked, sliced and spread with butter or for something a little more fancy, fresh cream […]

Gluten free Victoria sandwich

Gluten free Victoria cake

Updated 6th June 2023 I love the simplicity of a Victoria sandwich. Soft sponge layers, sandwiched together with raspberry jam and topped with a generous sprinkle of caster sugar, makes this a splendid, no frills, yet extremely delicious, classic bake! Gluten free Victoria sandwich is a perfect place to start if you’re new to gf […]