Thursday, February 28, 2013

Coconut cake - recipe (including photos)

Ingredients for the dough:
  • 200 grams of flour
  • 125 grams of butter
  • 100 grams of brown sugar
  • 3 spoons of milk
  • 3 spoons of cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder

Mix the butter with the sugar until creamy.
Add the eggs and mix until well incorporated.

Add the milk and mix well.

In a separate bowl mix the flour with the baking powder and the cocoa powder.

 Add the flour mixture over the eggs/butter composition and mix.

Pour the dough in a tray and let it bake in the preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 15-20 minutes.

Ingredients for the filling:
  • 600 milliliters of milk
  • 150-200 grams of coconut flakes
  • 150 grams of butter
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 6 spoons of semolina
Put the milk, the butter, the sugar and the semolina at slow fire and, when the composition has thickened, add the coconut flakes and continue mixing while still on the slow fire for another 2 minutes.

Ingredients for the glaze
  • 100 grams of chocolate
  • 100 milliliters of milk
  • 2 spoons of sugar
  • 1 spoon of fresh cream
Put all the ingredients above in a pan and let them at slow fire until creamy.

Ingredients for the syrup:
  • 2 spoons of brown sugar
  • 200 milliliters of milk

In a non stick pan melt the sugar.

Add the milk and mix until the sugar and the milk are combined.
Let it cool.

First add the syrup over the baked dough.

Then add the filling and finally add the glaze.


The original recipe can be found here


Unknown said...

I love the step by step in picture you include in your recipes!! I can't wait to try this cake!

My boyf loves coconut, and I love chocolate, so this way, is difficult to argue!

Carmencita y Juanito said...

Good luck with the preparation and we hope you'll enjoy the cake


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