Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 in Cake Recipes

Soft Coconut & Jam Cake Recipe

This very simple soft coconut cake (bolo de coco) is delicious and easy to make, perfect for any time of the day.
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Soft Coconut & Jam Cake Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

Cake:3/4 cup of all-purpose flour1 and 1/4 cups of grated coconut2 eggs1/2 cup of sugarA little less then 1/2 cup of milk1/4 cup of sunflower oil2 teaspoons of baking powderLemon zest (to taste)Topping:1 tablespoon of jam (to taste)1 tablespoon of lemon liqueur1 tablespoon of grated coconut
Cake:3/4 cup of all-purpose flour1 and 1/4 cups of grated coconut2 eggs1/2 cup of sugarA little less then 1/2 cup of milk1/4 cup of sunflower oil2 teaspoons of baking powderLemon zest (to taste)Topping:1 tablespoon of jam (to taste)1 tablespoon of lemon liqueur1 tablespoon of grated coconut
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C or 350°F.
  2. With the help of an electric mixer, beat the eggs with the sugar until fluffy and whitish.
  3. Whisking constantly, mix the oil and milk and the zest of the lemon.
  4. Gradually add the flour and coconut, along with the baking powder while mixing.
  5. Grease a round cake pan and dust with flour.
  6. Pour the mixture into the cake pan
  7. Bake for 40 minutes.
  8. Do the toothpick test to make sure it's baked.
  9. Once ready, remove the cake from the oven and let it cool.
  10. Place one or two tablespoons of jam in a pan (the most suitable is apricot, peach, lemon or orange jam).
  11. Add the tablespoon of liqueur and a little water if necessary.
  12. Heat for a few minutes on low heat, just to make the jelly more liquidy.
  13. Brush the cake over the top and sides with it.
  14. Finally sprinkle the coconut over it.
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Dee
Dee
It calls for yeast?
1 year ago, Thursday, August 4, 2022
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Eddy
Thank you for catching that Dee, it was a typo, I have updated the recipe. 🙂👍
1 year ago, Thursday, August 4, 2022
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