Gluten Free Cassava Flour Vanilla Cake Donuts

Gluten Free Cassava Flour Vanilla Cake Donuts

An easy recipe for Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake Donuts. These gluten-free donuts are soft and tender and topped with a sweet vanilla glaze. The recipe also includes a dairy-free option. 



  •  cup Three Spades Cassava Flour 
  •  teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Xantham Gum 
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  •  large egg
  •  tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 
  •  tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup milk (dairy-free use unsweetened almond, cashew or coconut milk)


  • 1 ¼ cup powdered sugar
  •  teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  •  teaspoons milk (dairy-free use unsweetened almond, cashew or coconut milk)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 celsius
  2. Spray a full-sized donut pan with gluten-free nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, brown sugar and whisk to combine the ingredients.
  4. Add the egg, butter, milk, and pure vanilla extract to the flour mixture and mix until fully combined.
  5. Add the batter to a large plastic storage bag or piping bag. Seal the bag and cut a corner (or tip if using a piping bag) off.
  6. Squeeze the bag carefully, filling the greased donut pan with batter.
  7. Bake for 10–12 minutes.
  8. Place the pan on a cooling rack and cool for 1 minute. Remove donuts from the pan and place them on the rack.
  9. In a small bowl, whisk together the glaze ingredients. Dip each warm donut into the glaze and place on a plate or wire rack. Serve warm.
  10. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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