Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Coconut cake with simple cream frosting





 




                           Before                                                                   After




 



Ingredients :

  1. All-purpose flour/maida - 1 cup
  2. Coconut  - 1 cup grated
  3. Butter - 1/2 cup
  4. Baking powder - 1 tsp
  5. Eggs - 2      {egg substitute : 1/4 cup condensed milk}
  6. Sugar - 3/4 cup
  7. Milk - 1 tbsp
  8. Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
  9. Salt - a pinch 
  10. Raisins - 1/4 cup
  11. Yellow food color


Method :

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350F/180C.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until soft and the sugar has blended well. 
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat until well combined.
  4. Add the grated coconut and raisins,  mix well.
  5. Now add the vanilla extract , pinch of salt and mix .
  6. Then carefully fold in the flour along with baking powder into the coconut mixture.
  7. Pour the mixture into a greased tin.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 
  9. Cool the cake in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn the cake out onto a wire rack to cool completely.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple cream frosting:

  1. In a large bowl, whip cream until light and fluffy. 
  2. Beat in vanilla essence, icing sugar and yellow food color until peaks form. 
  3. Keep the frosting in the freezer for about an hour before using.
  4. Spread the cream over the cake from the center and cover the sides.
  5. Decorate it with sliced apples and bananas.
  6. Sprinkle some crushed pistachios and Ta da! Your cake is ready.  


           

                      Enjoy and Good luck : )

Luv,

 

 

35 comments:

Rafeeda A. Raheem said...

yummy cake... i love coconut flavor, this must have tasted fantastic!!!

Amelia said...

Hi Kausers, your coconut look really good and tempting. Love the topping, very nice.

Great to go with coffee. Save 2 slices for me, I go make coffee for you. :)

Have a nice day ahead,regards.

Nayna Kanabar said...

This cake looks so lovely, I am sure it tastes super, love the decoration.Thanks for sending it to lets cook/ bake for valentine event.

Arthy Suman said...

i never baked coconut cake before...urs looks spongy and delicious...

ShravsCookBookBlog said...

Hi Kauser...ur cake so so yummy nicely presented...do send in ur recipe to my On Going Event:
http://shravscookbookblog.blogspot.in/2013/02/valentines-day-special-event-my-very.html and make it delightful...looking forward to see ur participation and support :)

Vimitha Anand said...

Cake looks so soft and loving the flavors dear

Swasthi Blank said...

Looks soft and delicious.liked the frosting too

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely recipe and mouth watering.
Ongoing event:
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tinku shaji said...

Lovely cake and wonderful frosting

naaz said...

Hi kauser your cake looks perfect and tempting...yummy creation

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

cake looks perfect and your frosting.superb.yummy and you are rocking...

Pari Vasisht said...

Hi. First time here. The cake looks fabulous.
SPECIAL FEBRUARY EVENT, COOKING FOR MY VALENTINE + e VOUCHER GIVEAWAY
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Amy said...

wow!!superb cake...love the photo of before and after the decorating...
thanks a lot for sharing....

Kitchen Queen said...

nicely done cake.

divya said...

Looks so yum....super clicks tooo..

Asiya Omar said...

Nice click.yummy.

PT said...

like the frosting.. beautiful cake..

Zoe said...

What a dramatic transformation between with and without the frosting... but I think the plain cake looks good too to eat on its own.

Sireesha Puppala said...

Mm delicious cake:) need a slice

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious coconut cake who say not to this , I need a piece to taste test.

Julie said...

moist & delicious cake,yummy!!
Love to see your recipe linked up in Flavors Of Cuisines-"Mexican"

Priya said...

This looks so good :) Wish I could have some :)

Helen Prabha said...

Looks gorgeous da...happy valentines day....

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Amazing flavor of the coconut right.

Beautful cake.

Raksha said...

Hi,

This looks delicious.
Good try.

-Raksha
Raksha's Kitchen

Joyti said...

OO, banana-coconut cake. It sounds really delicious.

♥LOVE2COOK MALAYSIA♥ said...

That's beautiful dear! May I have a slice please??? ;)

Maha Gadde said...

perfect and delicious

Savitha Ganesan said...

Adding cocnut ,maes i so flvourfll.lovely cake.

Lubna Karim said...

That's an lovely cake....i never tried coconut in cake...that cream frosting is looking superb....

Vardhini said...

Yummy and inviting. Thx for linking.

Vardhini
Event: Sweet Luv - 2013

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Coconut cake itself sounds delicious , looks more wonderful with cream & fruit topping!

Archana Potdar said...

Theere is nothing simple abt this cake dear. love it. By the way how much cream will i need for frosting this cake.
Thanks for linking.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

wow that is such a festive cake!!! and you call this simple!!!! super delicious!!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

Sowmya
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Pari Vasisht said...

Thanks for linking.
SPECIAL FEBRUARY EVENT, COOKING FOR MY VALENTINE + e VOUCHER GIVEAWAY
FEBRUARY EVENT, ‘ONLY’ VEGAN COOKING+ COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY

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