Holiday Orange Gluten Free Bundt Cake

This new gluten free cake is what dreams are made of. I’m not the best baker, but Fernanda from the nocrumbsleft team absolutely is. She developed this incredible gluten free bundt cake. I cannot get over how moist and delicious this cake is. You are going to make it for every holiday party and pretty much every week in between. It is just the best.

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How to make this Orange Bundt Cake

Our gluten free bundt cake starts with Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr. This is what makes the cake so moist and almost creamy. Even when I’m indulging in sweets, I like to use the best ingredients possible. Skyr is packed with protein and way less sugar than normal yogurt. It’s creamier, and quite frankly, more delicious. It’s the perfect star of the show for this cake!

icelandic skyr prep

To keep the cake gluten free, you can use a grain free flour of your choice. We love to use Paleo Baking Flour for all of our baking needs. Then, of course, we need the sugar and butter to bring this together. We are not going halfway on sweets around here. We are enjoying delicious foods, whether it’s roasted vegetables or a gluten free cake!

icelandic skyr going in bowl

I am a big proponent of embracing sweets and enjoying them in moderation. In my Year of Health, I’ve learned I’m not in the business of restricting myself because I also find that it leads to binging big time. Instead, I choose to enjoy sweets for everything they are! And I know that can fit in a balanced lifestyle.

What Makes this Gluten Free Cake So Fabulous

This cake is make with lots of orange zest for the perfect citrus flavor. It is the perfect pair with the Icelandic Provisions Plain Skyr. Fernanda truly found the most amazing balance of flavors to create an unbelievable cake. I’m not exaggerating! This gluten free bundt cake is truly next level.

gluten free bundt cake with slice on the side

Another thing I love is that even though this cake of course involves some sugar and butter, the Skyr really helps makes sure we don’t have a total crash after the sugar. It is packed with so much protein that you’ll feel fantastic after this treat. I mean, what more could you ask for?! Can you tell how much I love this cake? I pretty much want it for every birthday from here on out.

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Holiday Orange Gluten Free Bundt Cake

  • Author: Teri Turner
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Cake
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This Gluten Free Bundt Cake is perfect for all of your holiday gatherings. It’s going to be a crowd favorite!


Ingredients

For the Bundt cake:

Liquid coconut oil, for greasing

3 cups grain-free flour

1 ½ cups granulated sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

6 large eggs

2 cups Icelandic Provision Plain Skyr (buy Multiserve or use 3 (5.3-ounce) containers

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Zest of 2 oranges

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted

 

For the orange glaze:

1 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 – 2 tablespoons milk

1/8 teaspoon orange zest


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

 

Grease the bundt cake pan with liquid coconut oil.

 

In a large bowl add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using a whisk, mix to combine.

 

In another bowl whisk the eggs, skyr, vanilla and orange zest.  Gently fold the ingredients to the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.

 

Lastly add the melted butter and whisk to combine. Transfer the batter into a the prepared bundt cake pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.

 

Allow the cake to cool for about 10 minutes. Slide a sharp, thin knife in between the cake and the pan to separate the cake from the sides, then give the pan a shake to to further loosen the cake. Flip onto a serving plate and set aside to cool completely.

 

In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, orange juice, milk and orange zest. Pour over the bundt cake and enjoy! Feel free to garnish with orange slices, rosemary, cinnamon sticks or fresh cranberries.


Keywords: gluten free bundt cake, gluten free cake

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