Gluten-free coconut cake

    I made this lovely, moist coconut cake for my mum's 65th birthday and topped it with a simple vanilla buttercream and grated coconut. No one can tell it's gluten-free!

    10 people made this

    Serves: 16 

    • 270g gluten free flour
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 75g coconut flakes
    • 60g chopped walnuts
    • 1 tablespoon gluten free baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 235ml coconut milk
    • 235ml vegetable oil
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease and flour a rectangular cake tin.
    2. Whisk flour, sugar, coconut, walnuts, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, xanthan gum and salt together in a bowl. Add coconut milk, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla extract; mix until cake mixture is smooth. Spread cake batter into the prepared tin.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

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