Saturday, November 26, 2011

Coconut Cake

Ingredients
All purpose flour-11/4 cups
Sugar-3/4 cup
Baking powder-1/2teaspoon
Baking Soda-1/2teaspoon
Butter-4 tablespoons
Egg(medium size)- 2
Milk-1/4cup
Milk powder-1/4cup (Optional)
Sweetened Coconut Flakes-1cup
Chopped nuts-1/4cup
Almond essence-few drops

Method
Preheat the oven to 300F. Spread the coconut flakes in a baking dish and toast it for 10-12 minutes(till it becomes golden in color). Toast the nuts for 6-7 minutes. let them cool. Crush the nuts coarsely and keep aside.

Sift the flour with baking powder and baking soda.

Cream the butter with sugar. Add the milk and milk powder,beat it for 2 minutes. Add the almond extract, and eggs. Beat well. Add the flour and mix gently with the whisk.
Meanwhile preheat the oven to 350F.

Now add the toasted coconut and nuts, mix everything together and pour the batter into a greased baking pan.


Bake it for 45-50 minutes or a tooth pick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

Crunchy nutty coconutty cake is ready to enjoy! Serve it with a cup of tea! :)


Linking this post to Bake Fest event by Vardhini's Zesty Palette


& Christmas Delicacy event happening at Julie's "Erivum Puliyum"

13 comments:

  1. Easy and lovely recipe...love its crumbled texture n baked perfectly..

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  2. lovely moist cake and very tempting.

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  3. Woww coconut cake looks wonderful and fabulous.

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  4. wow....really it looks soooo delicious...bookmarked.

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  5. Simply superb. I am bookmarking it to do.

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  6. Wow. Coconut cake looks super delicious and tempting. Any ideas for making this eggless. Will substituting with coconut milk work?

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  7. Simple & delicious cake, looks absolutely wonderful.

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