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Gluten Free Plum Cornmeal Cake

  • Author: Elaine VanVleck
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This easy recipe for gluten free plum cornmeal cake is a great way to use the fruit in season. This simple corn flour cake is topped with plums. It makes a moist cake to serve as dessert or with coffee for brunch.



7-8 medium Plums
1 cup Gluten Free Flour
1/2 cup Gluten Free Yellow Cornmeal
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Xanthan Gum
1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
2 large Eggs
1/2 cup Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup Coconut Oil, melted


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch springform pan with coconut oil or butter and set aside.

In a bowl whisk together the gluten free flour, yellow cornmeal, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt.

In the bowl of your mixer beat together the granulated sugar and eggs. Add the milk, vanilla and melted coconut oil. Beat until combined.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and beat just until they are combined.

Pour the cake batter into the greased 9-inch springform pan. Place the plum halves on top of the cake batter to cover the entire top.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick in the middle of the cake comes out clean.

Let the cake cool for at least 10 minutes before releasing the outside of the pan.

Serve warm or cooled.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Category: Cake
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free

Keywords: gluten free, brunch, dessert, cake, baking, fruit