Be a baking hero! Bake a gluten free cake for Children in Need

Why not be a Baking Hero and bake a cake for Children in Need tomorrow night ?

The Children in Need website has a good selection of cakes you can bake to raise money for this amazing charity helping 2,600 projects for children and young people in the UK.

Click Here to see the Celebrities recipes  > Baking Hero

There is a recipe for carrot cake, battenburg cake, spiced carrot cake, fruit cake, chocolate cake, lemon and lime drizzle cake and vanilla sponge cake.

Today I made John Whaite’s recipe for Carrot cake and I made mine Gluten Free and lower sugar .


delicious gluten free carrot cake

delicious gluten free carrot cake

I think all the recipes could easily be made gluten free.



All set!

All set!

I switched the regular flour for gluten free S R Flour and used a smaller amount of Dextrose instead of regular sugar (160g )


Ready for the oven

Ready for the oven




a real success !


Will you be #TeamCarrotCake ?


>Click here <to see the ways you can donate to Children in Need

to Donate £10 text DONATE to 70710

to Donate £5 text DONATE  to 70705

Information on the appeal show> here<

Lots more gluten free recipe ideas on my blog if you need more ideas!


Have fun and raise lots of money!




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