Coconut Cake Recipe

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Coconut Cake

Cathy Gillespie

By
@circlemoon8

For sugar-free, use stevia instead of the honey-- this is pretty good!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6
eggs
3/4 c
coconut flour
1 c
coconut flakes
1 c
unsweetened applesauce
1/2 c
coconut oil
1/2 c
coconut milk
1/2 c
honey
1/2 c
pitted dates
2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
sea salt

FROSTING:

1/3 c
coconut cream
2-4 Tbsp
honey
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
coconut flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 325. Line 2 cake panes with parchment paper or coat with coconut oil.
2
Add dates, coconut milk, 1/2 the eggs and oil to food processor. Process until dates are broken down, 1-2 minutes.
3
Pour date mixture into medium bowl. Add applesauce, honey, vanilla and remaining eggs and oil. Whisk until well combined.
4
Sift coconut flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder; add into wet ingredients. Blend until smooth. Stir in coconut flakes.
5
Pour batter into baking pans and bake 25 minutes, or until golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Remove from oven and allow to cool.
7
For frosting: beat coconut cream in medium mixing bowl until slightly thickened. Add honey and vanilla; continue beating until fully thickened and fluffy.
8
Frost cake and sprinkle with coconut flakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy