Coconut Chai Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 169.0
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 311.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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The best coffee cake recipe ever--healthy or otherwise! The best coffee cake recipe ever--healthy or otherwise!
Number of Servings: 9


    1 c. strong brewed chai tea
    1/3 c. quick oats (not instant)
    1 1/2 c. wheat flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
    1 tsp ground ginger (less for less spicy cake)
    3/4 c. brown sugar
    1/3 c. unsweetened applesauce
    1 tbsp vinegar
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 tsp almond extract
    1/2 c. flaked unsweetened coconut, 2 tbsp reserved


1. Brew chai tea ahead of time, steeping two tea bags in 1 c. boiling water until cool.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8-inch baking pan.

3. Combine dry ingredients (through sugar). Add applesauce, chai, vinegar, extracts, and all but 2 tbsp of coconut. Mix well and pour into baking pan. Sprinke remaining 2 tbsp of coconut on top.

4. Bake about 25 minutes or until cake is baked through. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Serves 9.

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JMCLDRENEE.

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  • Very moist and delicious! I made a buttercream frosting to go on top, but this cake would be fantastic without it! Highly recommend! I will make again! - 10/10/11

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  • This is a fantastic recipe - but could you please be sure to give credit to, as this is Susan's recipe from there. Not sure if you were aware of that. - 4/4/10

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  • Simply the best! I didn't make it, but have ate it before, and it's great! - 8/8/07

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