Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

4
Susan McGreevy

By
@smcgreevy

I started experimenting with Vegan recipes when my sister became a vegan and this recipe was a winner. You can make either loaves or muffins.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a great cake for any time of the year! Light and super tasty, the flavors lend themselves to breakfast, brunch or as an afternoon snack! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1/3 c
    coconut milk, light (low-fat)
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 3/4 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/3 c
    unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 3/4 c
    walnuts

How to Make Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray loaf pan with nonstick spray or line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  2. Whisk pumpkin puree, brown sugar, canola oil and coconut milk in a bowl.
  3. Mix flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice in another bowl. Whisk in pumpkin mixture until blended.
  4. Stir in flaked coconut. Scrape batter into pan or divide into cupcake liners. Bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes for loaf and less for cupcakes. Let cool in pan 5 minutes. Unmold and let cool completely on rack.

    **If making muffins, reduce baking time to 35-40 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Muffins Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Vegan
Collection: Nuts for Baking
Other Tag: Healthy



Show 9 Comments & Reviews

24 Tailgating Recipes for Pregaming Kickoff

24 Tailgating Recipes for Pregaming Kickoff


Poppers and pinwheels and pulled pork – oh my! While last season didn’t play out as we hoped, it is finally time for all the best football foods. Even better, these tailgating favorites will help get you pregame kickoff alongside all your fellow fans. Dips, subs, and all your favorite appetizers, this list of game […]

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall


Apple is the fruit of fall so why not infuse it into a cocktail?! Fall recipes are filled with warmth and spice and these cocktails are no different. We’ve rounded up 10 apple-inspired cocktails to try this fall. When you’re sitting on the porch with a cozy sweater, relaxing by the first fire of the […]

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes


What’s old is new again! While experimenting in the kitchen is fun, there is something about old-school, tried and true recipes that have our heart. Old-fashioned recipes have the ability to transport our taste buds to simpler times. From pound cake to banana pudding, biscuits to clam chowder, they’re made with simple ingredients and always […]