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Blood Orange Coffee Cake

PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 40 minutes
TOTAL TIME 50 minutes
SERVINGS 8

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup minced raw sweet potato (medium sweet potato peeled, cubed, and minced in a food processor.
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed blood orange juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca starch
  • 2 tsp baking powder

Glaze:

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil softeed
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp orange juice

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease a 9-10 inch baking dish or skillet.
  2. In a food processor, combine minced sweet potato, eggs, and coconut oil until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add in honey and orange juice and blend for another minute to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients until well combined.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour the wet ingredients in the middle. Stir to combine. Batter will be thick as the coconut flour absorbs, but try to not over-beat. Let the batter stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared dish. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

  6. For glaze, stir together all ingredients, and pour over cooled cake.