Gluten-free coconut cake

Gluten-free coconut cake


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About this recipe: 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!

Christy E.

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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