Gluten-Free French Butter Cake

French butter cake recipe for gluten-free

4.7 from 15 reviews

A buttery cake crust, with a gooey cream cheese filling.


  • Bottom layer:
  • 1 Pillsbury Gluten-Free yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • Top layer:
  • 1, 8oz. block of cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together first three ingredients (cake mix, butter, and 2 eggs) until completely incorporated.
  4. In a second large bowl, combine remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.
  5. Press cake mix mixture into prepared baking dish.
  6. Pour cream cheese mixture on top, and spread evenly.
  7. Bake in center of the oven for 35-40 minutes, until cake no longer jiggles when moved (the toothpick test won’t work on this cake!)
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  9. Once cake is cool, cut into squares and serve.
  10. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  11. Enjoy!

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