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Top view shot of frosted cake topped with kiwi fruit slices. Three slices turned on side for inside view.

Kiwi Fruit Breakfast Cake

  • Author: Caitlin Rule
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 pieces 1x
  • Category: Cake
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

The most delicious kiwi fruit cake made made with nutritious ingredients like almond meal, wholegrain oats and sneaky zucchini. A healthy and easy oatmeal breakfast cake topped with a greek yoghurt frosting using kiwi fruit!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup/ 100g quick oats 
  • 2 cups/ 200g almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup greek yoghurt*
  • 3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups/ 200g grated zucchini— squeezed
  • 1 cup diced kiwi fruit

Yoghurt Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup/ 125g greek yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C / 320°F and line an 8×8 inch pan with baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the quick oats, almond flour and baking powder.
  3. Add the eggs, honey, yoghurt and the squeezed zucchini.
  4. Lastly, fold in the chopped kiwi fruit then pour into prepared pan. 
  5. Place in the oven and bake in oven for 35-40 minutes (stick a toothpick in and when it comes ALMOST clean with a few crumbs you know it is ready!).
  6. Meanwhile, make the frosting. Heat coconut butter in microwave if solid (so it’s runny). Combine melted coconut butter, greek yoghurt and honey in a small bowl.
  7. Cool the cake on a wire rack for about 60 minutes if frosting. Once cool, spread over the frosting then cut into 12-16 slices. Enjoy!

Notes

* Use a thick vegan yoghurt to keep dairy free or sub with mashed banana

Keywords: kiwi fruit cake, breakfast cake, zucchini coffee cake