Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake Recipe

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Cathy Gillespie


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


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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
1/2 c
pitted dates
2 tsp
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
sea salt


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

How to Make Coconut Cake


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

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About Coconut Cake

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

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