Princess Elizabeth Cake with Dates & Coconut - Goodness Me!

Princess Elizabeth Cake with Dates & Coconut

October 03, 2014 1 min read

Princess Elizabeth Cake with Dates & Coconut

Looking for the perfect treat for Mother's Day? This cake is it! Sweet and decadent, this dessert is perfect paired with a cup of tea or coffee for a relaxing afternoon or after a delicious dinner. Treat that special woman in your life this Mother's Day with this delicious cake!

1 cup boiling water
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup sucanat or coconut sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 1/2 cups spelt flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
5 Tbsp. sucanat or coconut sugar
1 Tbsp. butter
3 Tbsp. cream, soymilk or coconut milk
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut 3/4 cup chopped walnuts


Pour boiling water over dates. Add sucanat or coconut sugar, butter and egg. Mix well and let cool. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and vanilla. Mix well, place in a greased 8-inch square pan and bake at 350°F for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Spread topping over cake, return to oven and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.

Recipe by: Sandy Pomeroy

Katie Mitton
Katie Mitton

Katie has worked in the natural health & wellness industry for over 10 years and is currently studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She is passionate about eating #feelgood food and recognized that this might look different for each and every person. She truly believes that in a healthy lifestyle, you can have your cake and eat your kale, too! Follow her on Instagram @katielmitts

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