Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake

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Moist and flavorful Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake is a delicious treat to serve at your 4th of July or summer picnic.

Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake

Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake easy to prepare using brown rice flour and almond flour for a light and fluffy vegan and gluten-free cake. Topped with creamy vegan cream cheese frosting with sweet and juicy summer blueberries and strawberries.

I have been away from my blog most of June as I was busy doing various catering jobs and cooking classes. Although I enjoy the various events I catered for, I’m happy to get this opportunity to create new recipes for you.

I know It is only a day before July 4th celebration but I had to share with you my Vegan Gluten-Free Cake, an American Flag Cake. It will be a hit at any event this summer. You can easily pile the blueberries and strawberries on top of the cake for a yummy summer berries cake.

Serve this 4th of July Flag Cake with my Easy To Make Cauliflower Wings and Vegan Potato Salad.

Step By Step Vegan Gluten-Free Cake

How To Make Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake

  • For my flag cake recipe, I combined all the dry ingredients in one bowl except the grounds flaxseeds. In another bowl, I mixed the liquid ingredients with the ground flaxseeds. Then I mix both wet and dry ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  • Vegan Gluten-Free Cake is baked about 40 minutes in an oven set at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. I completely cool the cake, then I frosted it with a creamy cream cheese frosting.
  • I used Trader Joe’s vegan cream cheese, Earth Balance buttery spread, and organic powdered sugar. Keep frosting refrigerated until the cake is ready.
  • Other vegan cream cheese brands are Tofutti and Kite Hill. For cakes, I love to use golden ground flaxseeds by Bob’s Red Mills.
  • I baked the cake in a 9×13 pan.

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Vegan Gluten-Free Cake American Flag Cake

 

 

 

 

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Nutrition

Energy:
227 kcal / 949 kJ
Fat:
14 g
Protein:
2 g
Carbs:
24 g
Per portion

Cooking Time

Preparation:
15 min
Cooking:
40 min
Ready in:
55 min
For:
24 Servings

Ingredients

Vegan Gluten-Free Cake

Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

Instructions

For The Cake

  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Line and lightly grease a 13x9 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine brown rice flour, almond flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a medium bowl, stir together, almond milk, ground flaxseeds, coconut oil, vanilla and almond extract.
  3. Pour liquid mixture into dry and mix to combine until batter is smooth and creamy. Scoop batter into prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Remove cake from oven to a cooling rack, keep in the pan until completely cool before adding frosting.

For The Frosting

  1. Add cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar. vanilla, lemon juice in a large bowl. Using an electric mixer, process cream cheese frosting until smooth and fluffy.

Notes

Vegan Gluten-Free Cake Recipe

Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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7 Comments
  1. Lahana
    July 4, 2020

    Hi Michelle!! What is the purpose of using the parchment paper? Could you omit and just coconut oil spray a glass 13 x 9 pan?

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      July 4, 2020

      Lahana, yes you can omit and spray with coconut oil. I just find that my baked goods never stick when I use parchment paper but will sometimes stick with just spraying with the oil. It is also far easier to remove from the baking pan.

  2. Jen
    June 29, 2020

    Excited to try this recipe! I don’t generally keep coconut oil on hand but I do have Mioyko’s vegan butter and it’s main ingredient is coconut oil. I was thinking of giving that a try…what do you think?

    TIA!

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      June 29, 2020

      Jen, I know vegan butter has water in it. How about substituting the coconut oil with some other neutral oil. However, the vegan butter might work.

  3. Yuko
    June 12, 2019

    Can I use white rice flour instead of brown? I would like to try this recipe but I can only find white rice flour in my area.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      June 12, 2019

      Hello Yuko, It should work fine, maybe even better texture. Please let us know the results when you do.

  4. Gracie
    July 8, 2018

    We made it this weekend and it was a big hit. Thank you for the recipe!