Butterfly Swirl Cake

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 cake
  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 cake
  • Total: 55 min
  • Active: 20 min


Dry Ingredients

10 oz Flour

2.4 oz Brown Sugar

2 tsp Baking Powder

4 tsp Ancient Choice Butterfly Pea Powder

Wet Ingredients

3.5 Tbsp Coconut Oil

2 Eggs

5 oz Milk

Vanilla Extract (to taste)


To make this recipe vegan friendly, check out the ingredient substitutions at the bottom of this page.

1. Pre-heat oven to 350° F / 180° C

2. In a bowl, add flour, sugar, and baking powder and mix well. In another bowl, thoroughly whisk together melted coconut oil, eggs, vanilla, and milk until creamy.

Ingredients for butterfly swirl cake on rustic table

 3. Mix the two bowls and divide the batter into three parts.

In one bowl of batter, add 1 tsp of butterfly pea flower powder and mix well. In another bowl, add 3 tsp of butterfly pea flower powder and mix well. Leave the last bowl of batter plain.

Batters colored various shade of blue using butterfly pea flower powder

4. In a greased baking pan (or lined with parchment paper) add the three batters, alternating between the different types one spoon at a time. With the help of a chopstick or the tip of a knife, create the swirls.

Batter of various shades of blue, swirled together in a cake pan


5. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes. Allow the cake to cool for 10 - 15 minutes before removing it from the pan and slicing.

Cut pieces of Ancient Choice butterfly swirl cake, colored various shade sof blue

Stacked butterfly swirl cake pieces in front of a bag of Ancient Choice butterfly pea flower powder


Recipe designed and photographed by Sweet Sensitive Free.

To make this cake vegan and gluten free, make the following substitutions.

Flour: 7 oz gluten free brown rice flour + gluten free starch

Eggs: 4.4 oz of vegan yogurt

Milk: 5 oz plant based milk


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