Friday, September 20, 2013

Paleo German Chocolate Cake

This is Chelli - one of my biggest fans. She inspired me to start this blog. She is a constant source of encouragement and motivation in many areas in my life. This is a pic of her digging into this cake. I think we ate half of it together. Couldn't stop. So good. 

Cake Ingredients:

3/4C Coconut Flour
1/2C Cacao Powder
1t Salt
1t Baking Soda
10 Eggs
1C Coconut Oil
1 1/2C Honey
1T Vanilla Extract

Cake Instructions:
In a small bowl, combine 3/4C coconut flour,1/2C cacao, 1t salt and 1t baking soda. In a large bowl, using an electric hand mixer, blend 10 eggs, 1 C coconut oil, 1 1/2C honey and 1T vanilla.  Add dry ingredients into large bowl and continue to blend.  Oil a 9x14 pan with coconut oil and dust with coconut flour.  Pour batter into pans and bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool completely then spread icing on top.

Icing Ingredients:
1 Box (7oz) Creamed Coconut                                                        
4T Honey
4T Coconut Oil
1/2t Salt
2C Toasted Unsweetened Coconut Shreds
2C Toasted Pecans

Icing Instructions:
Melt 7oz creamed coconut, 4T honey and 4T coconut oil (or butter if you choose) until just soft. Add 1/2t salt. Toast 2C unsweetened coconut flakes and 2C pecans (on rimmed baking sheet at 350F for 5min or until coconut is brown) and then chop toasted coconut and pecans into smaller pieces in a food processor. Add to melted ingredients. Stir until all combined. Smooth mixture over top of cake.


  1. Going to make this for my DIL's birthday Party next Sunday... cannot wait to see how it turns out. Thank you for posting this yummy looking cake.