Coconut Sponge Cake


185g (6 ounces) butte, chopped coarsely

¾ cup (165g) castor (superfine) sugar

3 vegan eggs

¾ cup (50g) desiccated coconut

1 ½ cups (225g) self raising gluten free flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/3 cup (80ml) vegan milk

2 teaspoon icing (confectioners’s) sugar

Raspberry Cream

1 ¼ cup (310ml) pouring vegan cream

1 tablespoon castor sugar (superfine)

Handful of raspberries


1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x12-inch) rectangular pan; line base with baking paper.

2.Beat the ingredients in a small bowl with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Increase speed to medium. Beat until mixture is smooth and has changed to a paler colour. Spread mixture into pan.

3.Bake 39 minuets. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

4.make raspberry cream.

5.Split cold sponge in half; sandwich with raspberry cream. Dust with sifted icing sugar.

Raspberry cream

Beat cream and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold in raspberry..this is meant to be passionfruit and I used raspberries instead, I’m allergic to passion fruit and coconut, I bake it for my girls definitely not for me. Apparently it was delicious 😋

Published by DFV Queen

I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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