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Low Fodmap Lemon Cake

Low Fodmap Lemon Cake

Low Fodmap Lemon Cake – This low FODMAP lemon cake has a bit of zing to it! It is the perfect cake if you have lemons lying around that you don’t know what to do with.
Course Dessert
Keyword cake, lemon, low FODMAP
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


Lemon Cake

  • 105 gms – ¾ cup gluten free and low fodmap friendly self raising flour
  • 157 gms – ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 100 gms – ½ cup dairy-free spread softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon extract

Lemon Glaze

  • 3 ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 130 gms – 1 cup icing sugar
  • Lemon zest


  1. In a medium sized bowl beat the gluten free self raising flour, sugar, salt, and softened dairy free spread (olive oil spread or butter) until it is doughy.
  2. In a smaller separate bowl whisk the lemon extract, lemon juice and eggs until well combined.
  3. Pour the egg mixture into the dough and beat until smooth.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased 20x30cm (8x12 inches) baking tin and bake at 180°C – 355°F for 20-25 minutes, until the top is golden brown and the cake feels springy.
  5. Let cool before icing.
  6. For the glaze, mix together the icing sugar and lemon juice (add this little by little, as you may need less). 

  7. Once mixed, pour the glaze onto the top of the cake and spread with a spatula.

  8. Sprinkle some lemon zest on top. Allow to set before cutting into 12 squares.