Coconut & Date Cake

Try this irresistible recipe for a coconut & date cake with a slightly caramelized crust and chocolate topping. Delicious!

Ingredients:

  • 90g grated coconut
  • 170g date paste
  • 180ml coconut milk
  • 150g coconut oil (at room temperature)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 150g flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 1/2 bag baking powder
  • 100g chocolate of your choice

 Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  2. In a food processor, mix the grated coconut with the crumbled date paste and the coconut milk until the mixture is smooth. Put aside in a separate bowl.
  3. Mix the coconut oil and the eggs with the robot until the mixture is creamy. Add the coconut-date paste-mix.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, almonds and baking powder. Add it gently to the other mixture. Pour the dough into a greased cake pan and bake for 50 minutes. From time to time, check the cake with the tip of a knife.
  5. For the icing, melt the chocolate in a bain-marie and pour it over the cooled cake. Put the cake in a cool place before eating.

Enjoy!