• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 4 hr
  • total: 4 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    With its velvety chocolate glaze and snowy flakes of sea salt, this dressed-up honey cake is perfect for Rosh Hashanah. It's equally ideal for any other occasion or celebration, whether it’s a dinner party, an impromptu gathering of friends, or a school bake sale. It's that simple—and that good. Don’t be surprised if people start pestering you for the recipe after their first bite.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground clove
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
    • 1 cup pure honey
    • 3/4 cup lukewarm coffee (brewed, or instant dissolved in water)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons packed grated orange zest
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons well-stirred canned unsweetened coconut milk (not light)
    • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
    • 4 ounces bittersweet (60% cacao) chocolate, finely chopped
    • Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon (optional)
    • a 10-inch Bundt pan; nonstick baking spray (shake well first; see Cooks' Notes); cake tester or wooden skewer for testing cake doneness

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5918 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 325 g 500.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 66 g 329.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 2948 mg 122.84%
    • Calcium: 358 mg 35.82%
    • Potassium: 1648 mg 47.07%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 22 mg 123.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 721 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 69%
    • Sugar: 424 g
    • Protein: 45 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.58%
    • Vitamin C 7.1%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat64
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs29
    • Exchange - Starch16
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total20 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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