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🍰 Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cake Recipe 🎄

Indulge in a delicious gluten-free vegan Christmas cake with our easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect for the holidays! Dairy-free and vegan options available.

Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cake

You will need:

  • gluten-free self-raising flour200g gluten-free self-raising flour
  • vegan butter200g vegan butter
  • brown sugar200g brown sugar
  • vegan egg substitute4 vegan eggs substitute
  • vanilla extract1 tsp vanilla extract
  • baking powder1 tsp baking powder
  • mixed spice1 tsp mixed spice
  • mixed dried fruit200g mixed dried fruit
  • orangeZest and juice of 1 orange
  • lemonZest and juice of 1 lemon


  1. Start by preheating your oven to 180°C (160°C fan) mark 4.
  2. Grease and line a round cake tin with baking parchment.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the vegan butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Gradually add the vegan egg substitute, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract, baking powder, and mixed spice.
  6. Fold in the gluten-free self-raising flour.
  7. Add the mixed dried fruit, orange zest, orange juice, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Stir until well combined.
  8. Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin and smooth the top with a spatula.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  10. Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


You can decorate this cake with a dusting of icing sugar for a festive touch, or with vegan marzipan and icing for a traditional finish. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Indulge in the festive spirit with our delectable Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cake. This recipe is a testament to the fact that you don't need to compromise on taste when catering to dietary restrictions. Our cake is not just gluten-free, but also vegan, making it a perfect dessert for everyone at your holiday table.

Our Christmas cake recipe uses simple, wholesome ingredients that come together to create a dessert that's moist, flavorful, and brimming with holiday cheer. The combination of gluten-free self-raising flour and vegan butter ensures a light and fluffy texture, while the mixed dried fruit and zesty citrus notes add a burst of flavor in every bite.

What's more, this recipe is incredibly easy to follow. Whether you're a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, you'll find joy in the process of creating this festive treat. And the best part? The heavenly aroma of mixed spices and citrus that will fill your kitchen as the cake bakes is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

Looking for more gluten-free dessert inspiration? Check out our collection of Easy Gluten-Free Desserts for quick recipes perfect for busy days. If you're a chocolate lover, don't miss our guide on How to Make a Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake. And for those who love experimenting with different flavors and textures, our article on Creating Diverse Desserts with One Gluten-Free Cake Mix is a must-read.

Still have questions? Dive into our FAQ section for answers to common queries about gluten-free and vegan baking.

Remember, the holiday season is all about sharing love and joy with your loved ones. And what better way to do that than with a homemade, gluten-free, vegan Christmas cake? Happy baking!