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Gluten Free Carrot Cake

A delicious moist gluten-free carrot cake that you won't even know is gluten free. 

Course Dessert
Servings 10 slices
Author The Inspired Home


Gluten Free Carrot Cake

  • 2/3 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 cup all purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 cups organic carrots grated

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Mix together brown rice flour, gluten-free flour, corn starch, xanthan gum, sugar, baking soda, baking power, salt, ground cinnamon in a bowl. 

  3. Mix in wet ingredients (oil, water). Add grated carrots after mixed.

  4. Let the batter sit to absorb the liquid for 7-9 minutes before putting the pan in the oven to bake. 

  5. Bake 35-45 minutes or 18-22 minutes if you're doing muffins. Remove cake from oven and let cool.

  6. Beat together cream cheese, icing sugar, vanilla until consistency desired. When cake is completely cooled, ice.