Coconut Cake with Chocolate Ganache

AuthorpadminCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

This covered with a silky ganache, moist and fragrant cake gives it an exquisite feel that makes it even more delicious.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr

Cake:
 ¾ cup almond butter, room temperature
 1 cup sugar
 4 tbsp flax seeds, ground
 8 tbsp water
 ¾ cup coconut flour
 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  cup cocoa powder
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 ¼ cups coconut milk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 pinch of salt
Dark chocolate ganache:
 5 oz z dark chocolate
 4 oz coconut cream
 1 tbsp almond butter

1

Mix the ground flax seeds with water and let them soak 5-10 minutes.

2

In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar for 4-5 minutes until fluffy and light in color. Stir in the flax seeds and vanilla extract.

3

In another bowl, sift together the flours, cocoa powder with 1 pinch of salt, baking powder and baking soda.

4

Start incorporating the flour into the butter mixture, alternating it with milk. Begin and end with flour. Once all the ingredients are incorporated, turn your mixer to high heat and mix for 2 minutes.

5

Pour the mixture in a greased pan and bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 30-40 minutes.

6

To make the ganache: heat the coconut cream then stir in the chopped chocolate. Mix well to combine then add the butter. Pour the ganache over the cake.

Ingredients

Cake:
 ¾ cup almond butter, room temperature
 1 cup sugar
 4 tbsp flax seeds, ground
 8 tbsp water
 ¾ cup coconut flour
 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  cup cocoa powder
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 ¼ cups coconut milk
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 pinch of salt
Dark chocolate ganache:
 5 oz z dark chocolate
 4 oz coconut cream
 1 tbsp almond butter

Directions

1

Mix the ground flax seeds with water and let them soak 5-10 minutes.

2

In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar for 4-5 minutes until fluffy and light in color. Stir in the flax seeds and vanilla extract.

3

In another bowl, sift together the flours, cocoa powder with 1 pinch of salt, baking powder and baking soda.

4

Start incorporating the flour into the butter mixture, alternating it with milk. Begin and end with flour. Once all the ingredients are incorporated, turn your mixer to high heat and mix for 2 minutes.

5

Pour the mixture in a greased pan and bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 30-40 minutes.

6

To make the ganache: heat the coconut cream then stir in the chopped chocolate. Mix well to combine then add the butter. Pour the ganache over the cake.

Coconut Cake with Chocolate Ganache