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February 13, 2022 2 min read

Persian Love Cake

A delicately aromatic cake flavored with rosewater, lemon and cardamom.

Wondering how to say 'I love you' with a cake? Look no further! This is the ultimate 'love' cake - with subtle citrus, spice and rose water flavours. Get your taste buds ready.

This indulgent cake is completely eggless, and uses coconut yoghurt as a substitute. Decorated with pistachios and dried rose petals, this cake is truely somethng special - and an added bonus, it is gluten free!

So what's in it?

This indulgent desserti s not only bursting with flavour, but it is also a way to get a magnesium boost through your diet!

Some ingredients containing magneisum are almond meal, coconut yoghurt and the slivered pistachios.

Why not make this for a loved one this Valentine's Day? It is the perfect special occasion cake and is sure to impress!


Gluten Free, Vegan


  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 1 cup coconut yoghurt
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoon rose water
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • handful slivered pistachios (for garnish)
  • handful dried rose petals (for garnish)


  • ¾ icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon rose water
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest



  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Line an 8-inch cake pan with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl mix the coconut yogurt, oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, rose water, baking powder and baking soda together. Let rest for 2 minutes, allowing the baking soda to react with the lemon and yogurt.
  4. Once bubbles start to appear, add your flour, almond meal, cardamon, salt & coconut sugar.
  5. Mix until incorporated.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  7. Allow the cake to cool completely before adding the glaze.


  1. Add all glaze ingredients into a bowl and mix until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour glaze all over gake and garnish with pistachios and rose petals.

We hope you love this recipe as much as we did.

Be sure to tag @amazingoilsmagnesium if you choose to make it for yourselves!