Coconut Frangipane Cake – Gluten free & Dairy free

This sounds great!
Gluten and dairy free too x


Coconut Frangipane Cake Coconut Frangipane Cake

This post will make my mother smile.

It is a cake that she used to cook for us when I was a child, that, I didn’t really embrace until I got older. Of course, this is a “healthified” version, the original being a basic butter cake with a sweet macaroon topping. The sweetness of the topping was the appealing bit as a kid and I would pick it off and leave the cake!! Just like the icing I guess!

The recipe came from my Nanna and was handwritten in her old spiral bound recipe compendium with a Bakelite cover. I have fond memories of that book and both my mother and I are devastated regretful of not knowing what ever happened to it. It got lost into the ether 30 years ago. Fortunately, I had already transcribed her Anzac biscuit & shortbread recipes before that happened.

This gluten-free, grain-free rendition…

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