The next time you just want something sweet or need to bake something in a flash, try making a Rice Flour Cake (or cupcakes if you feel so inclined). The recipe below is quick and easy, and can be paired with your favorite fruit or other gluten-free topping. What’s even better about this cake recipe is that it won’t break your budget…or your diet. So grab a spoon and start baking to enjoy a nice fluffy treat that is sure to be a hit among your friends and family.
*Rice Flour Cake recipe courtesy of Whole Foods.
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup evaporated cane sugar
2 teaspoons gluten-free vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups white rice flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square or round cake pan with olive or canola oil spray. Set aside. Cream butter with sugar in a large bowl until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla, beating with a wire whisk. Add flour and baking powder and continue to beat until well mixed. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until done when tested with a toothpick.
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