Sunday, January 15, 2012

Coconut Cake


1cup Flour/Maida
1cup Sugar
1/2cup Unsalted butter
2 Eggs
3/4cup Coconut (grated)
2tsp Baking Powder
1tsp Baking soda
1tbsp Lime juice and rind
1cup Milk


  • Combine milk and dried coconut.Let it stand for 10 to 15 min.the dried coconut will swell up.
  • In a medium bowl sift flour, baking powder, baking soda; to get it mixed. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one by one and cream again. Add lime juice and rind. Mix well. Add half the coconut milk mix and half the flour. Stir to mix. 
  • Meanwhile preheat cooker for 5min. Add the other half of coconut milk mix and flour. Stir till smooth and creamy. If the batter is thick can add 2 or 3 tbsp of milk to make it creamy.
  • Pour into greased loaf pan(9''inch round)....Bake for 30-35 min or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 

# you can melt 50 gm of chocolate and spread on top and sprinkled desiccated coconut on can try lemon glaze or orange glaze.
## I used warm mixed fruit jelly as spread over cake and sprinkled some grated coconut.

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