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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Coconut Cake (A keeper)

Source 1 : Chef Khairi Mansur
Source 2 : Noor Abd Rahim

Ingredients :

1½ cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 large eggs
½ cup coconut milk
3 tablespoons condensed milk
Yellow food coloring
1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup butter (250g) - room temperature
¾ cup caster sugar
1/4 cup Desiccated coconut
Green food coloring
Pink food coloring

Method :

1. Sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside.
2. In another bowl, add eggs, coconut milk, condensed milk, yellow food coloring and vanilla extract. Whisk together. Set aside.
3. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar till light.
4. Pour in half the eggs mixture. Add half the flour.
5. Pour in the balance of egg mixture. Then fold in the rest of the flour.
6. Divide the desiccated coconut into two portion. Add a tint of food coloring to each portion. Stir to mix well.
7. Pour the colored desiccated coconut into the cake batter. Cut and fold.
8. Pour into the prepared greased tin.
9. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 45 minutes or till done.

Note :

I don't have desiccated coconut at home. So I airfryed the freshly grated coconut to dry them.

Have a nice day!


  1. Salam mama... that looks yummy. how much coconut did u put? it didnt look that much, 1 tbsp per colour?

    1. Waalaikumussalam Tun Telani. I followed exactly what the recipe says and I add in 1/4 cup. Should have added more for better taste of the coconut.

  2. Hi Sweetie, how you doing? Back in action already? I go make kopi-o, reserve 2 pieces of your delicious cake for me. :))

    Have a nice day, regards.

  3. Mama, I love the shape of your cake! It looks moist, sure sedap giler :D

  4. done follow #2412.

    sedap2 nampaknya semua..nk mkn sekarang je rasa..hihi

  5. Hi, your cake looks ultra moist and very rich, can I have a piece of it ? ;-)
    You know, I like the taste of the coconut, so I'll probably try out these recipe, thanks. best regards from France


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