Well Folks this is my first Recipe Blog Post First of many I do hope.
Hopefully I’m going give the courage and the base recipes for the first few weeks. Recipes that you have there that you can use or add to your files as bases for additions.
I’m going to make it easy for now, lets use commercial brands, there is plenty of time for me to gain your confidence and then load you up with more items to .
Right are you sitting comfortably 😂 …….💜. then lets begin………..in standard recipe format ………..with pretty pictures 😍
Vanilla Sponge Cake
Light Moist Vanilla Sponge Cake GF, DF V
This mix will provide you enough batter for 2 x 9in baking pans or 3 x 6in pans
- 350ml Soya milk
- 3 Tablespoons White wine vinegar
- 115g of Vegan butter, melted ( UK Pure Vegan Alternative, US Earth Butter )
- 115ml Oil of choice ( sunflower oil or rapeseed are me first choices )
- 350g Granulated Sugar of choice ( not brown)
- 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
- 350g Gluten Free Plain Flour ( Dove Farms UK or Pilsbury US Cup for Cup )
- 2 teaspoons Baking soda
- 1 teaspoons Xanthan gum ( omit if your blend contains it )
- Preheat oven to 160 C convection/ 180 C standard /350 F
- Grease and line your selected pans
- Combine the soy milk with the white wine vinegar, and leave to stand for at least 5 minutes
- Use a large bowl to combine the vegan butter, oil sugar and vanilla until smooth, this can be done in a stand mixer on medium if you require Stir in the buttermilk concoction
- Mix the flour, baking soda and xanthan in a bowl with a hand whisk to combine
- Then sift the flour mixture into the bowl of fluids and whisk until smooth
- Pour the batter equally between your pans.
- Bake for 40 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean, a check at 30 minutes is recommended.
- Leave to cool for 5 minutes in pans, then place on wire rack ( I place mine on tea towels to save marking).
Now Ive given you the base recipe to decorate as you require.
How about https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/vanilla-buttercream/
or as is mine https://www.gretchensveganbakery.com/aquafaba-swiss-buttercream-recipe/
Want to have a go at a jam, try this and 1/4 the recipe !!
Frostings will a whole new post 😂😍💜
Thank you for taking the time to have a nosey, comments welcome and feedback of course.
Phew I’ve done it 😂😂😂 hopefully it will get easier next week ( the blog, not the cake 😂😂)
If you make this cake, let me know, tag me on Insta, #everyoneshouldenjoycake or leave me a comment
29 thoughts on “Lets Bake A Cake”
Love love love this!!!! So happy you have taken this next step in your baking journey 💕💕
Krystina, thank you. The new part of my journey so #everyoneshouldenjoycake, I’m glad you like it 💜
Beautiful as always Clare! And congrats on the nee blog! Xoxo
Thank you Erin, looks like I may have actually done it 😂😂
What a beautiful cake and the photos are spectacular! Wow, you make this gluten free recipe so approachable and easy to follow. Thank you for this first post. Cant wait for more!
Cindy, well thank you. Hopefully it will give some inspiration 😍💜
Clare, your first post, so exciting!!! Your method is nice and straightforward and those pictures are amazing💜💜💜
Thank you Lynne, that’s just what I needed to here. I want to folks to gain confidence and not feel intimidate in the initial stages at the very least 💜
Great post Clare! The cake looks amazing! I love that you started this ❤️
Thank you. The Journey and #everyoneshouldenjoycake heads to the world 😂😂 to encourage and help those in need with what Ive learnt is key. So here I go….. again 😂😘
Yay!! 1st one of many done! Great to see this. Cake is gorgeous as usual.
Thank you Laura. Getting back tp basics is what is needed here. To give hope to others and grow with them and share what I know 💜
Congratulations on your first post on your new Clare’s Cauldron blog! Such a lovely style and beginning to #everyoneshouldenjoycake ! Thank you for including products available in both UK and US…can’t wait to try this for my friends that require GF DF options! Cheers ♥️
Thank you Kim 💜 I need to try and make the site internationally friendly to make folk comfortable with the bakes initially.
Its where alot fall short.
Of course time will come to introduce flour blends and other ideas but for now lets get some good solid recipes going for folk to enjoy. The bases for modifications as such 💜.
What a wonderful post. A great cake recipe and beautiful pictures.
Michelle thank you. Im glad you liked it. Simple but effective, just like me 😂😂💜
This is simply stunning, Clare!! 💕💕 I’m so excited to see more posts!
Thank you Jen. Just simple and effective. Going back to basics or it just won’t make sense. Well in my head 😂😂💜
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Clare, I am so excited about this first blog post! The cake is stunning, and I kind of wish I had some GF flour around so I could give it a try 🤣. So proud of you!!
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Thank you. Im glad you enjoyed it. When the times right you know where to find a recipe. 💜
Everything you make looks spectacular! I’m so glad you’ve started your own blog and I’m so excited to follow it. You’re such an inspiration!
Oh Laura thats so very kind especially coming from my cake artiste idol 💜💜
Made this cake yesterday and it came out fantastic, I was lacking on ingredients so I was only able to make a single 9 in layer. Wow, a fantasticly moist and delicious cake! It frosted beautifully and looked great. I will definitely make again and look forward to more GF bakes. Thank you Clare, I would never given it a go without your recipe and wonderful instructions!!!
Susan so pleased you gave it a go and its so successful . My first offical review. Thank you 💜💜💜
Thank you Diane 💜
So this will be a Birthday cake for one of my daughters who is gluten free. Thank you. I look forward to your next post
Thank you Theresa. Take a look around there are a few more posts. The recipe is a nice base recipe for adding bits too 💜