Stuffed Vegan Middle eastern Turmeric Cake

Stuffed Vegan Middle eastern Turmeric Cake

Prep / Bake / Total    -    10 / 15 / 25min


• 3 cups self-rising flour
• 2/3 cup sugar
• 1 tbsp turmeric
• 1 ½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
• pinch of salt
• ¾ cup vegetable oil
• 1 ¾ cups sweetened almond, coconut or soy milk (here we used silk pure almond)
• 1 tbsp tahini (sesame paste)
• shelled pistachios for garnish



Step 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2. Coat the bottom and sides of a 30 x 18 x 4cm baking dish with tahini.

Step 3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, turmeric and shredded coconut and salt. Mix well.

Step 4. Add vegetable oil and milk and gently stir all the ingredients together until just combined (do not over mix).

Step 5. Spoon batter evenly onto the prepared baking dish.

Step 6. Decorate with pistachios on top and bake at 180°C for approximately 45 minutes. Let sit for at least 15 minutes before cutting.


Editor’s Note
“Feel like you are in Morocco as you taste this delectable ‘cake’.”

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