Raspberry Pineapple Marble Cake with Lemon Coconut Frosting


by Laura Ball
This Raspberry Pineapple Marble Cake topped with Lemon Coconut Frosting is a the perfect cake for a vegan-friendly summertime birthday celebration!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 4 people


  • Raspberry pineapple cake base
  • * 2 cups - All-purpose flour
  • * 1 cup - Caster sugar
  • * 1.5 cup - Almond milk
  • * ¼ cup - Corn starch
  • * ¼ cup - Lemon juice
  • * 1 tsp - Lemon zest
  • * 1 tbsp - Matcha
  • * 1 tsp - Vanilla extract
  • * 1.5 tbsp - Baking powder
  • * ½ cup - Vegetable oil
  • * ¼ tsp - Salt
  • * 3 tbsp raspberry JustOne organics crystals
  • * 3 tbsp pineapple JustOne organics crystals
  • Lemon Coconut Frosting
  • * ½ cup - Chilled coconut cream
  • * ½ cup - Soaked cashews
  • * ½ tsp - Lemon zest or lemon extract
  • * ¼ tsp - Salt
  • * 2 tbsp - Powdered sugar
  • * Coconut shreds to decorate
  • * Lemon slices to decorate


For The Cake:

  • 1. In a bowl sieve together flour, corn starch, baking powder, and salt.
  • 2. In another bowl, take the sugar, oil, and almond milk, give it a whisk until the mixture starts to get frothy.
  • 3. Add in the lemon juice and the vanilla extract and give it another mix.
  • 4. Now gradually add the dry mixture into the wet and using a spatula, mix it until a smooth batter forms.
  • 5. Take out ⅓ of the batter, put it in another bowl, and add the raspberry crystals to this bowl. 
  • 6. Mix it until raspberry crystals are well combined into the batter.
  • 7. To the remaining ⅔ of the batter, add the pineapple crystals and fold it until evenly mixed.
  • 8. Take a greased and lined loaf pan and add a little bit of the lemon batter into the pan.
  • 9. Now add a layer of pineapple batter into the pan.
  • 10. Repeat this alternating between the raspberry batter and pineapple batter until all the batter is added to the pan.
  • 11. Bake the loaf in a preheated oven at 350° F for about 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • 12. Let the loaf cool to room temperature. 

For The Frosting:

  • 1. Place all the ingredients into a blender jar and process it for around 3-5 minutes until you get a smooth mixture. 
  • 2. Add it all over the top of the loaf in dollops. Spread it as evenly as you can.
  • 3. Decorate the top with lemon slices, coconut shreds and edible flowers
  • 4. Slice and enjoy the cake!
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