Coffee (Like) Cake

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Coffee (Like) Cake

Serves 8

Pre-heat oven to 150°C/300°F

Line a round 8 inch spring form baking tin with non-stick baking paper

4 eggs – yolk and whites separated

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla essence

½ cup honey

¼ cup cashew butter

½ cup walnuts - crushed

2 ½ cups almond meal

1 tbsp date powder (see recipe page #)

1 tsp bicarbonate soda

Place the egg yolks into a bowl and whisk in the coconut oil, vanilla essence, honey and cashew butter until smooth.

Place the dry ingredients into a food mixer, and with the mixing blade, mix the ingredients together.

Pour in the batter and combine well.

Then whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold into the batter.

Bake for 1 hour or until the top of the cake feels firm.

Let cool to room temperature.

Icing

1 cup cashews – soaked for 2 hours

4 merdjool dates – stones removed and chopped

¼ tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp nutmeg

Drain the cashews and rinse.

Then place them into a high-speed food processor with the sharp blade.

Add the dates, cinnamon and nutmeg and process until smooth.

Place into the refrigerator until your cake has cooled and then slather on top of the cake.

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