Dairy-Free Tropical Feijoa Cake

by Miss N
Dairy-Free Tropical Feijoa Cake


0.75 C peeled and diced feijoas
0.25 C crystallised ginger, diced finely
0.75 C soy milk
2 T lemon juice
0.5 t coconut essence
0.5 t vanilla essence
0.5 C margarine
1 C sugar
1 C + 1 T plain flour
2 t baking powder
1 t ground ginger
0.5 C desiccated coconut
1 t lemon zest


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celcius. Grease and line the cake tin.

Mix the soy milk and lemon juice and set aside to curdle. Chop the feijoas and ginger if you haven't already done so. In a small bowl, coat the feijoas with 1 tablespoon of flour. Add the ginger and set aside.

Cream the margarine and sugar. Mix in the milk, lemon zest and the essences.

Add all the dry ingredients (not including feijoas and ginger) and mix until just combined. Fold in the feijoas and ginger. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.

Bake for 1 hour, or until the top is golden and a toothpick comes out clean. Leave to rest for 10 minutes before cooling on a rack.

Such an amazing project which results in amazing veg to feed us throughout the week ! It has also introduced us to veg we might otherwise not have tried and love them now. And it's all local and chemical free! Cannot recommend it enough :)

— Anna

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