Choco-coconut cake
Choco-coconut cake

Choco-coconut cake

Posted On: 29th May 2015
Recipe By: Alison Wheatley

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Based of another of our recipes, "Death by Coconut" this one has been turned into a chocoholics and coconutaholics delight. Made with naturally gluten free coconut flour, oil and milk it is also flavoured with some chocolate, it is almost like Bounty in a cake. Very chocolatey and extemely delicious.

This recipe is...

VegetarianVegetarian
Dairy FreeDairy Free

Ingredients

Cake
110g coconut flour
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
1/2tsp salt
80g desiccated coconut
1tbsp cocoa powder
140g coconut oil
180g honey
200ml Alpro coconut milk
4tsp vanilla extract
6 eggs
4 egg whites

Butter Cream Filling
50g sunflower spread
100g icing sugar
1/2tbsp cocoa powder

Chocolate Top
50g dairy free chocolate
10g chocolate chips
10g desiccated coconut

Preparation Time: 20 Mins
Cooking Time: 50 Mins
This recipe makes 10 slices

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. In a bowl mix together the flour, bicarbinate of soda, salt, desiccated coconut and cocoa powder.

2. In another bowl, melt the coconut oil for a few seconds in the microwave until liquid, add the honey, coconut milk, vanilla extract and eggs too the oil and whisk until foamy.

3. In yet another bowl whisk the two egg whites until stiff peaks.

4. Mix the foamy egg mix into the dry ingredients and then gently fold in the egg whites, the finished mix will be very thick.

5. Grease and line two cake pans, split the mixture between the two and bake in the oven on gas mark 5 for 30-40 mins. Once cooked remove from the oven and turn out onto a cooling rack and allow to go cold.

6. Once cold, in a bowl cream together all the ingredients for the butter cream filling, once well combined place on top of one of the cakes, spread so the top area is covered and then lay the other cake on the top.

7. Break the chocolate into a dish and melt in the microwave for 10 second, keep putting the microwave on 10 second intervals until all the chocolate has melted thoroughly. Spread the chocolate on top of the cake.

8. Sprinkle over the chocolate chips and coconut.

Nutritional info per slice

CaloriesCarbsFibreFatSugarProtein
43234g6g21g30g8g
Calories432
Carbs34g
Fibre6g
Fat21g
Sugar30g
Protein8g

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