Hello everyone, welcome to my latest recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Christmas Red Marble Cake.

My final post before Christmas so I just wanted to thank you all for continuing to read my little website.  I love reading all your comments and your photos from when you make the recipes.  I hope you all have a fantastic holiday whatever you are up to.

If you are looking for a last minute Christmas bake you might want to try this red marble cake.  Only takes 10 minutes to put together and 30 minutes to bake in the oven.

red marble cake

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Christmas Red Marble Cake (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins Servings: 8 Best Season: Winter


For the cake:

For the frosting:


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC

  2. Grease and line a loaf tin

  3. Beat together the caster sugar and dairy free spread until light and fluffy

  4. Whisk in the eggs one at a time

  5. Fold in the flour and divide the mixture into two separate bowls

  6. Mix the red food colouring into one of the bowls of cake mix

  7. Place alternate spoonfuls of white and red cake batter into the loaf tin

  8. Swirl with a knife to marble

  9. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes

  10. Remove from the loaf tin and allow to cool completely before frosting

  11. Make the frosting by beating together the dairy free spread and icing sugar

  12. Spread on top of the cake and top with Christmas themed sprinkles

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