Coconut Cake

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Coconut Cake

Bake the most deliciously fluffy and moist cake for any occasion with these yummy and simple cake recipes!

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 6
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 50 ml thick coconut milk

  • 70 ml buttermilk

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 156g all purpose flour

  • 85g sweetened toastes coconut flakes

  • 200g granulated sugar

  • 45 ml oil

  • 58g soft unsalted butter


  • Seperate egg whites and yolks in seperate bowl
  • Preheat oven to 170 and line cake tin
  • Add cream of tartar to egg whites and whisk until smooth peaks form. Keep it aside
  • Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl
  • Add butter in a bowl and blend until smooth and shiny, about 30 seconds. Gradually add in the sugar and add the oil, beat until mixture is fluffy and almost white, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time to the mixture, beating well after each until combined.
  • Add the coconut milk, vanilla and almond extracts to buttermilk. whisk well
  • Add 1/3 of the dry ingredients to the batter, followed immediately by about a third of the buttermilk, mix until ingredients are almost incorporated into the batter. Repeat the process 2 more times. Do scrape the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula. Fold in the toasted coconut.
  • Fold in whipped egg whites gently until well combined
  • Bake for 25-35 minutes until done
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes
  • Demould and cool completely
  • Do buttercream or whipped cream frosting. Add coconut flakes on top. Slice and serve