Chocolate Coconut Cake

Chocolate Coconut Cake, desiccated coconut and grated chocolate flavour this easy-to-make tea cake.

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An irresistible cake with the dense aroma of brown sugar, the creamy texture of coconut, and the rich flavor of cocoa, the chocolate coconut cake is a perfect accompaniment to tea with a special person on a special day! You will also appreciate the fact that it is more or less a no-fuss recipe that can be prepared quite easily.

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Chocolate Coconut Cake recipe - How to make Chocolate Coconut Cake

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  30 to 35 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F).   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cake
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For Chocolate Coconut Cake
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
3/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup softened butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup condensed milk
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup grated dark chocolate
1 tsp vanilla essence
plain flour (maida) for dusting
melted butter for brushing
  1. Sieve the flour with the baking powder. Keep aside.
  2. Cream the butter and brown sugar till light and fluffy.
  3. Add the condensed milk and mix well.
  4. Add the milk, desiccated coconut, chocolate and vanilla essence and ix well.
  5. Add the plain flour-baking powder mixture and fold in gently.
  6. Pour into a 200 mm. (8") diameter greased and dusted cake tin.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 25 to 30 minutes, until the cake is golden brown in colour or a knife inserted in the cake comes out clean.
  8. Cut into wedges and serve.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy2482 cal
Protein37.4 g
Carbohydrates227 g
Fiber5.4 g
Fat163.3 g
Cholesterol344 mg
Sodium1215.3 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : The Chocolate CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Chocolate Coconut Cake
 on 28 Jun 22 09:25 AM

What can I substitute condense milk with? Want to make this cake for my parents and they are diabetic...
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28 Jun 22 10:20 AM
Chocolate Coconut Cake
 on 23 Nov 13 11:13 AM

Desiccated coconut, dark chocolate make a nice rich cake enriched with condensed milk and flavored with vanilla essence.