An Easy Birthday Cake



My daughter’s birthday is today. I helped her 5-year-old make her a regular birthday cake and didn’t want to be left out, so bought a Betty Crocker gluten-free mix. These come in both yellow and chocolate. They mix as easy as regular mixes and are just one 8×8 pan full with the baking time about the same as a regular cake mix.

Betty Crocker’s gluten-free mix is also casein-free, if you substitute the butter for oil or shortening. For a casein-free frosting recipe I use:

2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
2 Tbsp soy milk

Mix together until creamy and spread over cooled cake.

Comments on An Easy Birthday Cake

December 21, 2009

Margaret @ 5:50 pm #

I’m so excited that you can “make a cake” and “eat it too!”
And I’m so happy that Joscelyn helped make her Mommy’s birthday cake.

December 22, 2009

Christine @ 7:40 am #

I didn’t know Betty Crocker made a GF/CF cake mix. That is excellent!

January 2, 2010

Susie @ 8:36 am #

It’s delicious, too! Thanks for sharing a piece with me. I loved it!!