Coconut cake

Coconut cake

Although it is not usually a very common homemade dessert, coconut cake is a delicacy that everyone can learn to prepare to surprise friends and family during a gathering.  And with this recipe, the process will be simple and the result exquisite.


If you want to prepare this recipe, you first need to collect all the ingredients, and although there are quite a few of them, they are easy to know.  For the entire recipe you will need:

• 1 and ½ cup of milk.

• The juice of 2 lemons.

• 340 grams of butter.

• 300 grams of sugar.

• 8 eggs.

• 1 teaspoon vanilla.

• 3 and ½ cups of flour.

• 4 teaspoons of baking powder.

• 1 teaspoon of baking soda.

• 1 teaspoon salt.

• 1 cup of toasted grated coconut.

• Grated coconut to taste for decoration.

• 4 packages of cream cheese.

• ¾ cup of coconut cream.

• ½ cup of whipping cream.


Once you have the necessary ingredients, you can begin to prepare the coconut cake, following the steps exactly.  And below they are explained in detail so that you are completely successful:

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180ºC.  Meanwhile, in a bowl, mix the milk with the lemon juice and let them sit for 15 minutes.

Step 2

In a bowl, add the butter and sugar and beat until creamy.

Step 3

Then, add the eggs one by one, waiting for each one to fully integrate before adding the other.  Then, add the vanilla and beat continuously for 7 minutes.

Step 4

Inside the mixture, sift the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and coconut.  After adding each one, pour a little of the milk and lemon mixture and beat until integrated.  At the end, beat for another 7 minutes.

Step 5

Butter and flour 2 molds and divide the mixture between them.  Then, put in the oven for 35 minutes.

Step 6

After taking them out of the oven and while they let them cool, prepare the cream.  To do this, beat the cream cheese with the coconut cream and the whipping cream in a bowl for 8 minutes.

Step 7

Take one of the cakes and spread the top side with half of the cream with the help of a spatula.  Place the other cake on top and cover the entire surface and sides with the rest of the cream and then decorate with grated coconut.

So, you will have finished preparing a delicious coconut cake, ideal to serve as a dessert on special occasions or as a juicy afternoon snack.  And if you want to learn how to prepare it, then you can’t miss this recipe.


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