Egg Free Baking – Vanilla Sponge Cake

We can’t get enough of our Gluten and Dairy Free Vanilla Sponge Mix, and love how it’s versatile enough to be transformed into all sorts of wonderful creations! One of the most common questions we get asked is: “Can your cake be made without using eggs?”

The answer is yes!

Here’s our Egg Free Vanilla Sponge Cake recipe, using mashed potato (we know, but trust us, it’s delicious!), milk (or use soya as a dairy free alternative) and xanthan gum…

Gluten Free Vanilla Sponge Cake

Egg Free and Gluten Free Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe

You will need


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas Mark 4
  2. Grease and line your baking tins
  3. Add the xanthan gum to the vanilla sponge mix and combine well
  4. Cook your baking potato until soft and squishy, either in the microwave (about 5-10 minutes) or the oven (about 50-60 minutes)
  5. Scoop out the insides of the potato and mash!
  6. In a small bowl, mix together 90g of the mashed potato and all the milk to create a smooth paste
  7. Mix the wet and dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl until well combined – you can either use an electric mixer or a wooden spoon
  8. Pour the mixture into the lined baking tins and bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden brown and springy to the touch
  9. Leave to cool in the tins for 5 mins before turning out and leaving to cool completely
  10. Fill, decorate and enjoy!

You can use the same recipe to make delicious gluten free vanilla cupcakes, simply adjust the baking time to 18-20 minutes!

cup cakes


Looking for more egg free recipes?

Try our recipe for Egg Free and Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies!

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