Gluten-Free 4th of July Cake (Nut-Free)

Fourth of July weekend is coming!  Whether you are headed to a BBQ with family or friends or hosting a get together of your own, you’ll need a classic festive cake for the all the parties! Let’s make the most perfect (AND nut-free) vanilla cake topped with an easy buttercream and garnished off with tons of fresh fruit (red and blue for good measure)!

gluten-free cake for 4th of July

Gluten-Free 4th of July Cake (Nut-Free)

This super easy cake is a great gluten-free and nut-free cake recipe for any occasion! Top it with your favorite fruit, clean sprinkles, and other naturally colored frosting flavors for a perfect grain-free cake recipe!

If you’ve seen my new gluten-free cake recipe, you know it’s pretty epic! BUT I get a lot of requests for a gluten-free cake that is nut-free and made with no almond flour! This cake is for you.

nut free cake recipe

This cake is…

  • Fluffy and moist
  • Gluten, grain, dairy, and nut-free!
  • Flavorful
  • Topped with a perfectly sweet and fluffy buttercream
  • July 4th, Memorial Day, and Labor Day festive!
  • And loaded with fresh local, in-season berries!

paleo cake recipe with coconut flour

Want other festive paleo desserts? Try these favorites:

Nut-free 4th of July Cake

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Paleo 4th of July Cake
Serves 8
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
  1. 1/2 cup coconut flour
  2. 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  3. 1 tsp baking soda
  4. 1 tsp baking powder
  5. Dash fine pink sea salt
Wet Ingredients
  1. 5 organic eggs
  2. 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  3. 1/3 cup raw honey
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
Easy Butter Cream Frosting
  1. 2 cups organic powdered sugar
  2. 1/2 cup grass-fed butter
  3. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. 1/3 cup organic raspberries
  2. 1/2 cup organic blueberries
  3. 1/2 cup organic strawberries, sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Grease 8 inch round pan
  3. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients (sift if flour has clumps)
  4. Add in wet ingredients and whisk together
  5. Pour cake batter into cake pan
  6. Bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean
  7. Using a hand mixer, cream butter then slowly add powdered sugar and whisk to combine for 8-10 minutes
  8. Let cake fully cool before frosting
  9. Garnish with raspberries and serve
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How do you celebrate the 4th? What is your all-time favorite 4th of July festive meal?