Surprise Inside Christmas Tree Cake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free Option)

This Christmas tree cake may look intimidating, but is actually super easy to make! A surprise inside cake that takes a simple loaf cake and transforms it into a work of art – and with no fuss or fancy equipment! This is the simple, yet impressive, Christmas dessert recipe everyone should have up their sleeves.
NOTE: This recipe is suitable for a 4 1/3 x 8 1/2 inch (11 x 21.5 cm) loaf tin, 2 1/3 inch (6 cm) deep.

Author Kat | The Loopy Whisk

Ingredients:

For green sponge:

1/2 stick (56 g) butter, melted (for dairy free option, replace with an additional 1/4 cup vegetable oil)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup (100 g) caster sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups (180 g) gluten free flour
1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
1/2 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)
green food colouring (Note 1)

For plain sponge:

3/4 stick (84 g) butter, melted (for dairy free option, replace with an additional 1/4 cup vegetable oil)
3/8 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup (150 g) caster sugar
1 tsp vailla extract
3 eggs
2 1/4 cups (270 g) gluten free flour
3/4 tsp xanthan gum
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
3/4 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)

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