Gluten-free Rainbow Cake recipe - ideal for Christmas parties

Published Friday, Dec 11 2015, 19:40 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Udi's gluten free rainbow layer cake great british bake off

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An impressive centrepiece at any party, this rainbow cake is surprisingly easy to make and totally gluten-free!


  • For the cake
  • 220g Udi’s All Purpose Flour Mix
  • 200g Caster Sugar
  • 220g Butter
  • Your choice of 6 food colourings
  • 4 small eggs
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the butter cream
  • 400g icing sugar
  • 200g butter
  • For decoration
  • Gluten Free sprinkles


1 Pre heat your oven to 180°C. Put the sugar and butter together in a bowl and cream until pale.

2 Beat in the eggs and sift in the flour. Separate your mixture evenly in to six bowls. Add a different food colouring to each bowl and transfer to six cake tins.

3 Place in to the oven and cook for 15 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean. Leave the cakes to cool on a wire rack

4 Mix together the icing sugar and butter. Once the cakes are cooled layer the cakes with buttercream in-between each layer. Spoon the buttercream on to the top of the cake using a spatula to coat the sides.

For more information visit the Udi's website.

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