sounds like an awesome cake......thanks for sharing
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I actually have a FABULOUS chocolate cake recipe that uses coconut oil and coconut flour. But I got the recipe from Elana's Pantry. I subbed in the oil; 1/2 coconut oil and 1/2 butter and it was A1! I also exchanged the agave with coconut nectar (you could also use honey) Elana's cakes and cupcakes were voted as some of the best ever. Not just best gluten-free ever. Just BEST ever.
PS. I didn't try the icing. But I have seen icing recipes that use coconut cream with a little sweetener of choice. Or even better try a coconut spread (coconut butter). I bet that would be great! I would even go one further and stick some shredded coconut to the frosting. You could also add some cacao to the coconut cream. MMMMM!!!!
I want to make a great Father's day cake - chocolate, but with virgin coconut oil. Can I substitute the shortening in my favorite recipe for the coconut oil? Or, does anyone have a fabulous chocolate cake made with coconut oil?
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