Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

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Susan McGreevy

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@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.

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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

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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.

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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



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