Coconut Cake Easy Recipe

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By deboribo

coconut cake recipe

Let’s discover this marvelous coconut cake recipe: it is easy to prepare and suitable for breakfast or as a teatime treat.

Tasty…indeed: delicious, coconut cake is incredibly soft and nourishing, fit for a greedy snack or an energy-giving breakfast. After the first bite you feel like gobbling it up, but it is definitely better to keep in mind its caloric value: 100g of coconut contain 350 calories!

Nevertheless: here you can find an easy recipe to make this special coconut cake. By the way, probably not everybody knows that coconut contains a concentration of mineral salts, vitamins and proteins very important for our body health.

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If you buy coconut at the supermarket you can check its freshness by shaking the fruit: the milk inside the coconut has to be clearly audible. It is also available as dehydrated pulp. But now it’s time to discover how this quick and simple recipe allows to savour the fresh and delicate flavour of coconut.

Coconut cake easy recipe

  • Preparation Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 180 gr ‘00’ flour
  • 180 gr sugar
  • 65 gr butter (or any vegetable substitute)
  • 150 ml milk (even vegetable)
  • 100 gr dried grated coconut
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 lemon zest
  • Icing sugar


  • In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar and baking powder, then add the egg.
  • In a separate pot, melt butter and add it to the batter.
  • Beat it with electric mixer gradually adding milk, grated coconut and zest until batter is uniform.
  • Pour batter in a pan and bake it at 360°F for 30 minutes.
Coconut cake recipe
Coconut cake: our go-to for birthdays and parties!

Cool some minute at room temperature and serve with a dusting of icing sugar. Mouth watering!!

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