Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

dairy free too!

Gluten Free  Chocolate Cake


4 slices


Gluten Free & Dairy Free


1 hour 50 minutes



This amazingly moist, small chocolate cake is both gluten free and dairy free but your would never know. It's made in a single bowl and a 6-inch cake pan.


Combine the sugar, gluten free flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt and espresso powder in a large bowl.  Whisk until well mixed.

Step 1

Add the egg, milk, oil and vanilla and beat with a mixer for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Slowly pour the hot water into the batter and mix for a minute more until it's all combined.

Step 3

Pour the cake batter into your prepared pan and bake.

Step 4

To make frosting, combine all ingredients and beat on low speed, moving to high speed. Then, add hot water and beat until fluffy.

Step 5

Spread over the cooled cake in an even layer.

Step 6

Perfect for a small gathering or dessert for two!

As a lifelong baker who had to go gluten free and dairy free in 2016, Tiffany strives to share allergen friendly recipes that never feel like they are free from anything.

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