The Worlds Best Carrot Cake (Gluten Free)

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

The best gluten free carrot cake I've ever had! The use of mayo may seem odd but it really does a lot for the texture, don't try to substitute it - you just won't get the same results.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a bowl, stir together the flours, xantham gum, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, mayonnaise and pinepple, not drained.
  4. Gradually beat in the flour mixture until well mixed.
  5. Fold in the carrots and walnuts, if using.
  6. Pour the batter into a greased 9" by 13" pan.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Frost with a cream cheese frosting if desired.
Most Helpful

Intrigued by the use of mayo I tried out this cake but am sorry to say I didn't like the result at all. The smell and taste of the mayonaise did not merge with the other flavors like I expected. I froze some of it (that sometimes works wonders) but when reheated in the microwave it had the same distinct odor and taste: mayo.

Suzy mom to 2 January 17, 2009

I would rate this cake with 10 stars if it were possible!! Rhonda

specialtouchrlb March 18, 2008