Vegan Gluten-Free Coconut Lime Cake

by

Drop

POSTED Thu, 16 April 2020

Serves

8

Total Time

75 MINS

Calories

634

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

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Gluten-free flour icon
    Gluten-free flour

    250 g (about 2 cups)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    2 teaspoons (about 10 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 teaspoon (about 6 g)

  • Xanthan gum icon
    Xanthan gum

    ½ teaspoon (about 3.75 g)

  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil

    140 g (about ¾ cup)melted

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    250 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Coconut milk icon
    Coconut milk

    400 g (about 400)

  • Applesauce icon
    Applesauce

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract

    1 teaspoon (about 4.4 g)

  • Lime icon
    Lime

    3 (about 300 g)juice of, zest of

  • Dessicated coconut icon
    Dessicated coconut

    100 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    150 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice

    45 g (about 1 ½)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  • 2. Prepare a clean round pan
  • 3. Add gluten-free flour, baking powder, salt and xanthan gum to a clean medium bowl
  • 4. Whisk until combined then set aside
  • 5. Add coconut oil, granulated sugar, coconut milk, applesauce and vanilla extract to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 6. Stir until combined
  • 7. Add lime to the batter
  • 8. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  • 9. Mix together until combined
  • 10. Add dessicated coconut to the batter
  • 11. Fold gently until combined
  • 12. Pour batter into round pan
  • 13. Bake until skewer tests clean - 40 min, 170°C
  • 14. Turn out onto cooling rack
  • 15. Add powdered sugar and lime juice to a clean medium bowl
  • 16. Whisk together until smooth
  • 17. Drizzle cake with glaze

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