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This grain-, gluten- and dairy-free cake is so quick and easy to make and the result is a lovely, moist loaf that is perfect for school lunches. I think the flavours of lemon and coconut is a match made in heaven. The principal medium chain fatty acids in coconut are capric and lauric acid. Both are very nourishing, immune boosting, anti-inflammatory and healing to your digestive system. The eggs make this a protein-rich snack and the zest is fabulous for your immune system.

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 free-range or organic eggs
  • 85g (¼ cup) sweetener (rice malt syrup, maple syrup, honey)
  • Juice and zest one large lemon (approx. ½ cup juice)
  • 30g (¼ cup) coconut flour
  • 160g (2 cups) desiccated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda

METHOD

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF. Grease and line a 25x15cm loaf tin. In a food processor or by hand, whisk the eggs, sweetener, lemon/lime and orange juice and zest together to combine.

Add the coconut flour, desiccated coconut and bicarbonate of soda and mix until well combined. Pour into a loaf tin and bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

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