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Yellow Cake

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Exclusive recipe from our Gluten-Free Gourmet Desserts Cookbook collection (pages 42-43)

Gluten-Free Yellow Cake: A light and fluffy yellow cake that is equally light in color and taste.

The subtle vanilla flavor in this yellow cake is perfect with a wide selection of complementary icings.

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Gluten-Free Yellow Cake
4 Eggs
1½ Cups Sugar
2 Cups Sour Cream
½ Cup (1 Stick) Butter
2 Teaspoons Vanilla (Clear variety is best for maintaining light color of cake)
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Cup Cornstarch
½ Cup Glutinous Rice Flour
½ Cup Tapioca Flour
2 Cups White Rice Four
Two 9" round cakes (pictured stacked).
  1. With mixer, mix the eggs and sugar together on medium-high speed for about two minutes until the batter takes on a fluffy lemon-yellow appearance (see picture below).
  2. Eggs and Sugar Mixed
  3. Add butter; mix. Add sour cream; mix.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and mix slowly until even consistency. Mix on high for one minute.
  5. Place cake batter into two 9" round greased cake pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Allow cake to cool completely in pans prior to removing and frosting.
  7. Frost the cake with your favorite icing. Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting (page 77; one batch) was used for the accompanying picture.

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