Coconut Cake Recipe

Coconut Cake Recipe
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Coconut Cake is a perfect recipe for some special days such as Mother’s day, Christmas etc. Learn how to make/prepare Coconut Cake by following this easy recipe.
Coconut Cake Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.8 / 10 (13 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1-1/2 cups Unsweetened Desiccated Coconut
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1-1/3 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 Eggs
How to make Coconut Cake:
  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C.
  • Now grease a 10 by 2 inch round cake pan and line bottom with a round of wax paper or parchment.
  • Grease paper and dust pan with flour.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt, mix well.
  • Beat butter with mixer till creamy.
  • Gradually beat in sugar on medium speed till pale and smooth.
  • Add vanilla essence to it, keep stirring.
  • Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, mixture may look curdled at this time.
  • Alternately beat in flour mixture and milk in 3 batches over low speed.
  • Raise the speed to medium and beat batter 1-1/2 minutes till soft, now fold in coconut.
  • Spoon batter into the cake pan and spread uniformly.
  • Bake cake in the middle of the oven till golden brown for about 45 to 50 minutes at the temp of 175 C.
  • Cool cake in the pan on a rack for about 1 hour, then invert onto the rack.
  • Remove paper and invert again onto another rack to cool completely.
  • Coconut Cake is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Vanessa Gibby posted 30/08/2010
delicious! I used a white chocolate ganache icing -
200g white choc
1/2 c cream
60 g butter
melt together over a pot of simmering water, transfer to a bowl and cool completely. beat until fluffy - this takes time so be patient YUM!