Apple Coconut Cake (Gf, Cf, Vegan)

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by YummySmellsca

When I was doing the baking for the Autism gala back in October, I also wanted to give something to the coordinator of the event who has asked me each year to donate! I adapted this apple and coconut cake from to use up the GFCF starches and flours I had and the outcome was decadent!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and line the bottom of a 10” spring form pan.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flaxseed and hot water. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together flours, starch, guar gum, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spice. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together flax mixture, brown sugar, oil, coconut milk and vanilla until the batter is smooth.
  5. Fold in the chopped apples and coconut.
  6. Spread in the prepared pan and lightly press sliced apple pieces in a decorative pattern on top.
  7. Sprinkle the top of the cake with raw sugar.
  8. Bake 55 - 60 minutes. Do not open the oven door before 45 minutes.
  9. Cool in the pan twenty minutes, then loosen the sides of the cake from the pan and remove the ring. Cool completely before slicing (although this is delicious gently reheated).

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