King Zachary’s Cake

King Zachary’s Cake

Kate Magic's tantalising raw cake recipe - beautiful on the eye, gorgeous on the tongue, light in the tummy, and will leave you feeling like the King (or Queen) that you are.


Serves 12

200 grammes or 1¾ cups cacao butter

200 grammes or 2 cups buckwheaties *

100 grammes  or 1 cup lucuma powder

50 grammes  or ½ cup gojis

50 grammes  or ½ cup mulberries

50 grammes  or ½ cup raisins

50 grammes  or ½ cup cranberries

100 grammes  or ½ cup coconut nectar

250 mililitres or 1 cup water


250 grammes  or 2 cups strawberries

1 banana

200 grammes  or 1¾ cup coconut oil

50 grammes  or 1/3 cup xylitol or coconut sugar

4 tablespoon coconut nectar

175 grammes  or 1 ¾ cup cacao powder

*Buckwheaties are the soaked, sprouted and dehydrated buckwheat groats. You can make your own if you have a dehydrator, or you can buy them from us at Raw Living.



Takes 1 hr to make, with 3 hours setting time. You need a high power blender & a standard size cake tin or silicon cake mold.

  1. Melt the cacao butter first.
  2. Grind the buckwheaties into flour in a grinder or high power blender.
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together the buckwheat flour and lucuma. Then add in the gojis, mulberries, raisins and cranberries. If you can’t get hold of one or more of these berries, you can substitute with extra gojis or raisins.
  4. Stir them in, then pour in your coconut nectar and water, and blend to a runny dough using your hands or a spoon.
  5. Pop the dough into a spring-form cake tin or silicon mould, and transfer to the fridge to start setting.
  6. Start making the icing by melting the coconut oil.
  7. Prepare the strawberries and banana by chopping them into large bite-sized chunks.
  8. In a mixing bowl, pop in the cacao powder, coconut sugar, and coconut nectar, and give it a good mix.
  9. Stir in the oil, and when you’ve got a runny chocolate cream, stir in the bananas and strawberries.
  10. Pour this mix over the top of your cake, so it forms a thick top layer about a quarter of the size of the cake mixture – it should just sit nicely on the top and fill the tin, not spill down the sides.
  11. After about three hours, when it’s set, spring open your tin and slide the cake out. Will keep for a week if the kids don’t know where to find it.


Thanks to the amazing Queen of raw food herself, the legendary Kate Magic for sharing this awesome recipe!


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