Superfood Cake

Load up on antioxidants with this cake full of exotic goji berries.

by Dani Yokhna
Superfood Cake
Photo by Stephanie Staton


  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 3/4 cup dried goji berries
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 T. confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 T. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, flaked coconut

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Add water to goji berries and let set for at least 15 minutes.

Mix together flour and confectioner’s sugar. Cut in butter, forming large crumbs. Pour mixture into 8-inch cast-iron skillet.

Combine eggs, sugar, salt and baking powder. Mix in vanilla, walnuts and coconut. Gently stir in rehydrated goji berries along with any unabsorbed water.

Spread batter on top of crumbles in the skillet. Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm.

Serves 6.

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Recipe courtesy Don Daugs, Logan, Utah

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