Video/Recipe: GF Coconut Cream Layer Cake

June 5, 2011 · 32 comments

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Need an SCD/GAPS appropriate dessert for that special occasion? With Father’s Day coming up you may want to check out this satisfying and festive dessert for that exceptional person. Here are instructions for putting together a layer cake from two videos I published previously.

The cake is from the Coconut Banana Blueberry Bars and may be used as is, or, just leave out the blueberries and you have a delicious banana cake as the base. The cream part of this recipe is from the Banana Coconut Cream Dessert recipe. In the short video below I put together the two pieces and you have a lovely layer cake that may be topped with whipped cream (coconut or dairy), yogurt and/or berries.

Coconut Cream Layer Cake


One recipe baked from the Coconut Banana Blueberry Bar recipe, but baked in two 9 x 13 pans so they are thin — for this application you will only need to bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

One recipe from the Banana Coconut Cream Dessert recipe in one 9 x 13 pan

Click on the links above for these instructions


  • Remove the thin layer of banana bars and cut two pieces into a rectangle shape of the same size
  • You may have extra parts from the thin banana cake. These you can use as snack bars
  • Cut the coconut cream layer into the same shape
  • Simply put the layers together and trim around the edges
  • Serve with whipped cream, yogurt or berries
  • This can stay in the refrigerator for several days if it lasts that long

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1 Jane June 5, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Great recipe and video, Jill! Thanks for sharing it on Melt in Your Mouth Monday!


2 Jill June 5, 2011 at 9:58 pm

Hi Jane,
Thanks for your comments! I love your carnival!


3 Alison June 6, 2011 at 6:16 am

looks awesome! Love all your recipes!


4 Jill June 6, 2011 at 8:49 am

HI Alison,
Thanks for your kind words!


5 Hannah K. June 6, 2011 at 6:53 pm

Wow, Jill this sounds delicious.


6 Jill June 6, 2011 at 7:55 pm

Hi Hannah,

Thanks for your comments — I hope you try it — I just made the cream for a simply dessert and the house smells wonderful!


7 Sarah June 7, 2011 at 11:50 am

What a great video! Seriously, I love that you did that – it’s fun and different! Especially when it’s something that looks that delicious! I have to cook when I babysit sometimes, and I think that’s one some of my kids would love! bookmarking now – can’t wait to try!


8 Jill June 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm

HI Sarah,
Thanks for your comments. Let me know how it goes!


9 Christine June 7, 2011 at 2:41 pm

This looks absolutely amazing! It almost reminds me of mousse type cakes – yummy!


10 Jill June 7, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Hi Christine,
Yes, the cream is to die for — I just made it for a quick dessert and it is so good!


11 Amy June 8, 2011 at 5:16 am

Wow, your layer cake looks delicious and elegant! So perfect to serve at parties.



12 Jill June 8, 2011 at 7:38 am

Hi Amy,
Thanks for your kind words. Your cabbage looks delicious!


13 Linda June 8, 2011 at 9:00 pm

I love the layers. It looks delicious, especially with the strawberries and cream. Banana cake is one of my family’s favorites.


14 Jill June 8, 2011 at 9:30 pm

Hi Linda,
Thanks for the kind words!


15 Lark June 8, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Looks Good! :)

Thanks for linking up to Made it on Monday!


16 Jill June 9, 2011 at 7:09 am

Hi Lark,
Thanks for your kind words!


17 kristin June 9, 2011 at 2:38 pm

jill, this looks absolutely delicious!

thanks so much for linking up to mangia mondays!


18 Jill June 9, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Hi Kristen,
Thanks for your comments!


19 Little Brick Ranch June 9, 2011 at 10:05 pm

This looks FABULOUS!! Thanks for linking up to Foodie Friday. I hope to see you again next week!!


20 Jill June 9, 2011 at 10:11 pm



21 Miranda June 10, 2011 at 8:41 am

That looks great, I love the coconut cream. Thanks for linking to Fat Camp Friday, see you next week!


22 Miz Helen June 10, 2011 at 11:05 am

Hi Jill,
Your Coconut Cream Layer Cake looks awesome. What a great summertime dessert. I always look forward to your video’s, great job!
Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday, have a great week end and come back soon!
Miz Helen


23 Jill June 10, 2011 at 3:54 pm

HI Miz Helen,
Thanks for your kind words!


24 Katie @ This Chick Cooks June 10, 2011 at 2:41 pm

That coconut cream cake looks so delicious, especially with the yummy fresh berries. Thanks for coming over to share your recipe at These Chicks Cooked Recipe spotlight. Have a wonderful weekend!


25 Jill June 10, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Hi Katie,
Thanks for your kind words!


26 Pia June 11, 2011 at 2:27 am

Wow, this looks delicious! Thanks for sharing it on Fun with Food Friday! Can’t wait to give it a try!


27 Jill June 11, 2011 at 7:36 am

Hi Pia,
Thanks for hosting!


28 cheerful June 11, 2011 at 5:05 am

wow, that looks really delicious…would love to try it! thanks for sharing and have a great weekend! :)


29 Jill June 11, 2011 at 7:37 am

HI Cheerful,
Thanks for your comments!


30 emily June 14, 2011 at 1:44 am

looks so delicious! I saw you on melt in your mouth Monday… Wanted to invite you to come on over to my tasty Tuesday link party!


31 emily June 16, 2011 at 3:10 am

thanks for linking to Tasty Tuesday. Come back again next week


32 Nataliy July 5, 2014 at 9:43 am

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