Coconut molasses raisin cake
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Coconut molasses raisin cake


 Coconut molasses raisin cake

Coconut molasses raisin cake 

Sweet molasses!

This one might sound a bit weird if you are not from the Carribeans! This coconut molasses raisin cake is one those very popular streets food!  

Best devoured with the fingers wash down with some delicious passion fruit juice or cream coconut cocktail! 

Coconut molasses raisin cake

It’s quite basic! It’s best to use unsulfured blackstrap molasses. Blackstrap molasses contains vital vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6, and selenium. * It has strong nutritional value beneficial for your overall well being! Read all about the benefits of blackstrap molasses here!

Coconut molasses raisin cake

The coconut molasses raisin cake or bonbon siro is packed with delicious spices like ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon. It’s very warming and comforting!

You don’t have to be a ninja in the kitchen to make it.

Feel free to skip the coconut flakes on top and enjoy without. You can also substitute the raisins for dried cranberries, chopped medjol dates or goji berries.

Use almond meal or white rice flour for a gluten-free version.

Substitute apple sauce for any other egg replacement of your choice.








and so damn GOOD!

Coconut molasses raisin cake


Coconut molasses raisin cake 

Coconut molasses raisin cake| Bonbon Siro

This Coconut molasses raisin cake will blow your mind! This unusual dessert is easy, vegan, delicious and so pretty!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Haitian, Vegan
Servings: 1 /8 cake
Calories: 485kcal
Author: Michaelle Barbor


  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup <g class="gr_ gr_102 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling multiReplace" id="102" data-gr-id="102">spelt</g> flour
  • 3/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1/2 cup raw unrefined cane sugar
  • 4 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil or vegan butter soften
  • 1/2 cup raisin
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 cup coconut shaving optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Heat up the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using a hand mixer, add the butter in a large bowl. Beat until smooth.
  • Gradually add the sugar and molasses until well combined.
  • Add the apple sauce. Beat on low.
  • Add the flour, the baking powder, the ginger, the cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg.
  • Once it smooth, add the raisins.
  • Pour in a 9 inch. Top with the coconut if you have any.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Let stand for at least 20 minutes before serving.


*** Let cool before serving so the cake has time to set.
*** The coconut should be golden at the end. No need to pre-toast them.

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Coconut molasses raisin cake
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