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Gluten-Free Coconut Cake

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars
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"I made this for my mom's 65th birthday and frosted it with a simple vanilla buttercream. No one can tell it's gluten free!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 345
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk flour, sugar, coconut, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum, and salt together in a bowl. Add coconut milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla extract; mix until batter is smooth. Spread batter into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Two 9-inch round pans can be used in place of the 9x13-inch baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 345 calories; 22.3 35.2 4.3 46 355 Full nutrition

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Yummy, moist, easy peasy. I used Bobs Red Mill baking mix for the flour, coconut oil, and extra thick coconut milk. Cut out half a cup of sugar. Added 2 tbsp of lemon juice at the end because it...

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Followed the recipe without nuts and made it with King Arthur GF Flour. I used two 9" rounds and it baked in 20 min. (as the recipe stated) I give it 5 stars for texture and the cake baked per...

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Yummy, moist, easy peasy. I used Bobs Red Mill baking mix for the flour, coconut oil, and extra thick coconut milk. Cut out half a cup of sugar. Added 2 tbsp of lemon juice at the end because it...

Really tasty. Made w coconut oil, coconut milk and tried with suggested sugar and reduced sugar (1cup) and whatever coconut I had on hand and always turn out great. Freezes well, does well with ...

An excellent recipe, my bff has celiac and I'm always looking for recipes she can have, or that I can convert so that she can have. I'm crazy about coconut, so I made the cake with 1/2 ap gf flo...

Everyone who had this at Thanksgiving loved this. I made no changes but was shocked at the cost of xanthan gum. Whole Foods actually gave me a sample when the guy helping me saw I only needed ...

This was amazing. Made it for my father in law for his 81st birthday. He’s insanely picky, offensively honest and he wanted a coconut cake. I have a 3y/o with celiac so I figured I had to make t...

Very good! I did cook cake five mins less for ultra moistness. For the icing I used buttercream and added coconut extract. Yum!!

Great recipe as it is both gluten & dairy free. I took it to a dinner party and the guests loved it.. I placed Saskatoon berries between the layers and made a Saskatoon berry sauce and added a d...

Followed the recipe without nuts and made it with King Arthur GF Flour. I used two 9" rounds and it baked in 20 min. (as the recipe stated) I give it 5 stars for texture and the cake baked per...

I FINALLY have a “go to” cake. Besides being incredibly easy to make, this cake was insanely delicious! I am dairy free and for years I’ve struggled to make a dessert my family likes. They loved...