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Coconut cake vegan

Coconut cake vegan

Heavenly moist, fluffy, soft, aromatic and so delicious is vegan coconut cake with coconut milk. Decorated with sugar icing and coconut flakes, it is also an eye-catcher in white on the dining table. You can make the coconut sponge cake in a flash. For this recipe you need only a few ingredients.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 10


  • 25 cm x 10 cm loaf pan


  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 50 g shredded coconut
  • 150 g sugar
  • 300 g flour
  • 10 g baking powder
  • vanilla
  • vegan margarine to grease the baking pan
  • flour for dusting the baking pan

for the powdered sugar icing

  • 100 g powdered sugar
  • approx. 15 ml lemon juice

for dusting

  • coconut flakes


  • Grease the loaf pan with vegan margarine and dust with flour, tapping off the excess flour.
  • Mix flour, sugar, shredded coconut and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  • Add coconut milk (you can heat it briefly in a water bath to get a homogeneous consistency) and vanilla and mix briefly to a thick batter. (Follow my tips and tricks for this here at the top of the post).
  • Pour the batter into the greased and floured loaf pan and bake the cake in a preheated oven at 170 °C top and bottom heat for about 45 minutes. Let it cool to warm in the baking pan, then take it out of the pan and let it cool to room temperature.

Preparation of the powdered sugar icing

  • Put powdered sugar in a small bowl, add lemon juice gradually, stirring until you get a viscous white glaze.

Decorating the coconut cake

  • Pour the powdered sugar icing over the coconut cake and sprinkle with coconut flakes.


  • The amount of sugar for the cake can be adjusted to taste.
  • Do not mix the batter for too long in any case, but only briefly until it reaches a homogeneous consistency.
  • Be sure to thoroughly grease and flour the baking pan so that the cake can be removed from the pan after baking.
  • Do not bake the vegan coconut cake for too long. To check if it is done baking, do a chopstick test.
  • The time to cool the cake is not included in the preparation time.
  • Note the detailed tips and tricks for making vegan coconut cake at the top of the post.