Vegan Gluten-Free Coconut Lime Cake

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    634
based on 4 ratings

Dense, moist cake with lots of tropical lime and coconut, topped with lime glaze.

recipe updated Sep 10, 2018

Ingredients

  • Gluten-Free flour icon
    Gluten-Free flour
    250g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    10g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    6g
  • Xanthan gum icon
    Xanthan gum
    4g
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    152ml
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    250g
  • Coconut milk icon
    Coconut milk
    400ml
  • Applesauce icon
    Applesauce
    100g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    5ml
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    300g
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut icon
    Unsweetened shredded coconut
    100g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    150g
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    45g

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 8"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Prepare a round pan
  3. Get a clean medium bowl
  4. Add gluten-free flour
  5. Add baking powder
  6. Add salt
  7. Add xanthan gum
  8. Whisk until combined then set aside
  9. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  10. Add melted coconut oil
  11. Add granulated sugar
  12. Add coconut milk
  13. Add applesauce
  14. Add vanilla extract
  15. Stir until combined
  16. Add juice of, zest of lime
  17. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  18. Mix together until combined
  19. Add unsweetened shredded coconut
  20. Fold gently until combined
  21. Pour batter into round pan
  22. Bake for 40min until skewer tests clean
  23. Turn out to cooling rack
  24. Get a clean medium bowl
  25. Add powdered sugar
  26. Add lime juice
  27. Whisk together until smooth
  28. Drizzle round pan with glaze
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