Coconut & Dark Chocolate Cake

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  • PREPARATION TIME : 10 minutes
  • COOKING TIME : 35 minutes
  • SERVES : 8

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Special thanks to Modest Marce for creating this delicious recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup Grace Organic Coconut Sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Grace Organic Coconut Oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsps pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup Grace Organic Coconut Milk
  • 4 ounces 70% dark chocolate, roughly chopped & divided into two equal parts
  • 1/2 cup Grace Coconut Chips

for the glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsps Grace Coconut Milk
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl sift flour, baking powder & sea salt.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment cream the sugar, butter & coconut oil until smooth.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.
  5. Alternate between adding the coconut milk & flour mixture. beat until smooth.
  6. Fold in the flaked coconut & half of the chocolate chunks.
  7. Pour into a greased 8-inch round cake pan & top with remaining chocolate chunks & coconut chips.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the top centre bounces back to touch.
  9. Let cool completely before removing from pan & glazing.

 

for the glaze

  1. Mix ingredients in a bowl until the desired consistency is formed.
  2. If the glaze is to thin, add more powdered sugar. if the glaze is to thick, add more coconut milk.