Cranberry-Sweetened Vanilla Cake with White Chocolate Icing

Jasmine Schmalhaus - The Upside Blog |

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

You know what’s sweet? Natural sugar. Sourced straight from Mother Earth’s greatest assets, natural sugar comes in many forms – from thick and sticky to fine and grainy. You’ll notice a few different varieties in this rich cake recipe, and there’s a really good reason for that: to prove you don’t need refined white sugar to treat yourself. After all, if real, whole fruit and nutritious nectar are nature’s candy, why can’t they be yours, too?

Healthy Dessert Recipe: Cranberry Vanilla Cake

Cranberry-Sweetened Vanilla Cake with White Chocolate Icing


2 cups almond flour
¼ cup coconut flour
½ cup naturally sweetened dried cranberries
¼ cup honey
1/3 cup melted coconut oil
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking powder
Pinch of salt

Icing: 1 bag white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9” cake pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and stir until smooth.
  3. Pour batter into prepared cake pan and bake 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  4. In a medium bowl, microwave white chocolate chips on 30-second intervals until completely melted.
  5. Once cake is cooled, top with melted white chocolate. Slice and serve.