White Almond Sheet Cake (Keith’s birthday cake)


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 Cup Rice flour
  • 3/4 Cup Tapioca Flour
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs  separated (whites soft peaks)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/2 cup almond or walnuts chopped (optional)- Mix in frosting or sprinkle on top- your choice


  1. Set oven to 375, grease 13×10 pan
  2. Bring 1 cup butter and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Separate eggs and beat whites to soft peaks-
  4. Add flours, baking soda, xanthan salt, sugar, eggs, sour cream and almond extract mix slightly
  5. Pour  in melted butter and water mixture mix thru. (not boiling hot, or it will scramble eggs)
  6. Pour into a greased baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan
  7. While cake is cooling, make frosting.
  8. Combine butter and milk in a saucepan; cook over low heat until butter melts. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  9. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and almond extract; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until spreading consistency.
  10. Spread frosting on top of cake.

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