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Gluten-Free Coconut Cake

Rated as 4.61 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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

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...

Made this on a whim, since I had most of the ingredients and expecting company for dinner. Changed a couple things. I used a gluten free flour pre-mix, 1 cup coconut sugar and 1/4 cup raw hone...