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Let’s discover the gluten free version of the classic Pasqualina cake

gluten-free Pasqualina cake

It takes very little to transform the classic recipe into a gluten free version: here is the gluten-free Easter cake.

The Pasqualina cake is a typical product of the Easter period, as well as the protagonist recipe of the Easter Monday picnic . But if you have celiac guests it could be a problem and that’s why today we prepare the gluten-free Easter cake with a quick and easy recipe.

Preparing this single dish following the recipe for celiacs is simpler than you can imagine as the only replacement to do is the one concerning the wrapper. For example, some work around the problem by using two discs of gluten-free puff pastry , a simple and effective solution, but we will reveal how to prepare the classic gluten-free pasta . In this way there will be no difference from the original.

gluten-free Pasqualina cake
gluten-free Pasqualina cake

How to prepare the gluten-free Easter cake recipe

  1. First, cook the spinach in a large pot, without adding water and covering with the lid. Once wilted, transfer them to a colander and let them cool.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the dough by combining the flour, oil, white wine and half a teaspoon of salt in a bowl. Then pour in the water, stirring with a fork until you get a moist but not sticky dough . Let it rest for a few hours under a covered bowl.
  3. Then divide it into two parts and roll out the first to line a 24 cm diameter pan.
  4. Chop the spinach with a knife, mix them with ricotta, parmesan and an egg and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the filling and form 4 dimples in the center of which you will break the eggs.
  6. Cover with the other dough, spread in the same way, brush with the remaining egg and cook at 180 ° C for 40 minutes.
  7. Let it cool before serving.

This gluten-free recipe is one of the many that you can make for Easter. We also recommend that you try the gluten-free colomba , the traditional dessert.


The gluten-free pasqualina cake can be kept out of the refrigerator for a day , in the refrigerator for a couple of days more. However, we advise you to consume it at room temperature.

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