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A Guide to Decadent Coconut Cake with Chocolate Ganache

by Christina Julia

This guide provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a decadent coconut cake with chocolate ganache. The cake is moist and flavorful, with a rich and creamy ganache topping. This recipe is easy to follow and can be made in a variety of sizes, from a single-layer cake to a multi-tiered showstopper. With this guide, you’ll be able to make a delicious and impressive cake that will be the highlight of any special occasion.

Coconut cake with chocolate ganache is a classic dessert that is sure to please any crowd. The combination of sweet coconut cake and rich chocolate ganache creates a decadent flavor that is sure to be a hit. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to make this delicious treat.

The first step is to make the coconut cake. Start by preheating the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water. Once the ingredients are combined, fold in the shredded coconut. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan and pour the batter into the pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool completely before adding the ganache.

To make the ganache, place the chopped chocolate in a medium bowl. In a small saucepan, heat the cream until it just begins to simmer. Pour the cream over the chocolate and let it sit for 5 minutes. Stir the mixture until it is smooth and creamy. Spread the ganache over the cooled cake and let it set before serving. Enjoy!

This decadent coconut cake is a must-have for any special occasion. With a light and fluffy coconut cake and a rich and creamy chocolate ganache, it’s sure to be a hit. The detailed instructions in this guide will ensure that your cake turns out perfect every time.

Coconut Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • Cake:
  • 3/4 cup almond butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flax seeds, ground
  • 8 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Dark chocolate ganache:
  • 5 oz dark chocolate
  • 4 oz coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter


  1. Mix the ground flax seeds with water and let them soak 5-10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar for 4-5 minutes until fluffy and light in color. Stir in the flax seeds and vanilla extract.
  3. In another bowl, sift together the flours, cocoa powder with 1 pinch of salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Start incorporating the flour into the butter mixture, alternating it with milk. Begin and end with flour. Once all the ingredients are incorporated, turn your mixer to high heat and mix for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the mixture in a greased pan and bake in a preheated oven at 350F for 30-40 minutes.
  6. To make the ganache: heat the coconut cream then stir in the chopped chocolate. Mix well to combine then add the butter. Pour the ganache over the cake

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