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Sweet Potato Coconut and Chai Loaf Gluten Free

A filling, flavoursome alternative to cake, this loaf is easy to make, and nutritious
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 12


  • 2 cups almond meal (also called ground almonds)
  • ½ cup grated, or dessicated, or flaked coconut
  • 2 tsp baking powder (choose gluten free baking powder if required)
  • cups sweet potato, grated, skin on
  • 4 med eggs
  • ¼ cup olive oil or sunflower oil
  • cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp vinegar or apple cider vinegar (this ingredient isn't crucial, but does help the loaf rise)
  • 1 tbsp chai powder (or 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon mixed with 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg)


  • Pre heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius, fan forced
  • Add the almond meal, coconut and baking powder to a large bowl
  • Grate the sweet potato (skin included) straight into the almond meal and coconut mixture
  • In a seperate bowl, add the eggs and oil and whisk to combine
  • Add the honey (or maple syrup) vinegar, chai spices to the egg mixture and whisk to combine
  • Add this wet mixture to the bowl of almond meal and coconut, stirring gently to combine the mixture
  • Pour mixture into a greased and lined loaf tin
  • Optional: You may wish to sprinkle the loaf with your choice of seeds and nuts to decorate
  • Bake for 30 mins, until goldne on top and skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean
  • Remove from oven and leave in tin to cool
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