Pink and delicious! This is the easiest Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Recipe you will ever find and it turns out moist and perfect every time!
I can't say that I have done this often, but I just blew my own mind with this recipe. I have been trying to figure out a SIMPLE Gluten Free Strawberry Cake for YEARS! Then the other day it just came to me. One of those lightbulb moments. Call it divine intervention, or a small miracle from above. I just call this the easiest gluten-free Strawberry Cake and it is delicious!
Strawberry Cake Secret Ingredient
So my secret ingredient. Strawberry Jello! Not only does it give the cake a great strawberry flavor but it helps the cake stay incredibly moist and keeps it from being crumbly like some gluten-free cakes can be. I used my Homemade Vanilla Cake Mix Recipe and just added a 3 oz box of strawberry jello. I then followed the regular instructions to mix up the cake. No additional liquid is needed.
I realize that when people go gluten-free they are often dairy-free or even egg-free. The cake mix recipe I linked to above is super easy to make dairy-free too! There are also several store-bought mixes that are dairy-free or offer dairy-free instructions.
I do not have a lot of experience making egg-free/gluten-free cakes although I know it is totally doable. This is one time when I am going to tip my hat to the experts and send you off to google the best egg-free cake mix for you.
Baking & Decorating
Bake as a cake or cupcakes. I chose cupcakes this time because who doesn't love a great cupcake?! They are even better with these cute cupcake liners and sprinkles from Sweets and Treats.
Frost with whatever kind of frosting you love, but I recommend this Simple Strawberry Buttercream Frosting! YUM! Pink on Pink on AMAZING!
The Easiest Gluten Free Strawberry Cake
- 1 Gluten Free Yellow Cake Mix ( prepared according to package)
- 3 oz Strawberry Jello mix
- Follow the instructions on your Gluten Free Yellow Cake Mix to mix the batter. Add in the 3oz box of Strawberry Jello while you are mixing the batter.
- Fill your pans and bake as directed on the package
- Frost and serve.
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I am Amanda. Mom to 3 wonderful kids & lots of furbabies. Plus wife to my hubby, David, for 20 years (gosh that makes me sound old). In our house we love to get outside, have family fun, and enjoy all Florida has to offer (Hey, Universal!) We do all of that with a few shortcuts.