Coconut Lime Loaf – Hayley




  • 2 tbsp ground chia seeds
  • 5 tbsp water
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1+1/4 cup all purpose gluten-free flour
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup desiccated/shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1+1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • zest of 2 limes divided
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter or dairy free spread softened
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or rice milk or oat milk
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk canned, full fat
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Coconut Glaze

  • 1/4 cup coconut milk canned, full fat
  • 2 tbsp icing/powdered sugar



  • Preheat oven to 180C/360F
  • In a small bowl, mix together the ground chia seeds with water
  • Set aside to thicken
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine oat flour, gluten-free flour, sugar, desiccated coconut, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix until well-combined
  • Add in the thickened chia seeds set aside from earlier, lime juice, 3/4 of the lime zest (reserving some for the topping), softened butter/spread, almond milk, coconut milk and vanilla extract
  • Mix the batter until the wet and dry ingredients are well-combined with no lumps
  • Grease a loaf pan with vegan butter/dairy free spread or line it with parchment paper
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan (smoothing it out on top if need be)
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick/knife inserted through the centre of the loaf comes out clean (with no wet batter sticking to it)
  • Let the loaf cool
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the 1/4 cup of coconut milk with the powdered sugar until smooth
  • Let the loaf cool completely before removing it from it’s tin (at least 1 hour)
  • Poke holes all over the top surface of the loaf
  • Pour the glaze over the top of the loaf, letting it soak in
  • Top with more desiccated/shredded coconut and the remaining lime zest set aside from earlier (optional)
  • Slice and serve!

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