Diet Recipes

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 festivities! 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!

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

Watch the video:


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease 8 inch round pan.
  • In a large bowl combine dry ingredients (sift if flour has clumps).
  • Add in wet ingredients and whisk together.
  • Pour cake batter into cake pan.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Using a hand mixer, cream butter then slowly add powdered sugar and whisk to combine for 8-10 minutes.
  • Let cake fully cool before frosting.
  • Garnish with berries!
  • Recipe Notes

    If you want to make a different frosting, use coconut whipped cream!

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