SIMPLE COCONUT CAKE
“This simple cake is one of my favorite recipes, because I love coconut. The recipe has been mostly eyeing the ingredients so I tried to make the recipe. This has been in my family for years.”
Prep: 10 m
Cook: 20 m
Ready In: 50 m
1 1/2 C. shredded coconut
1 C. white sugar
2 C. all-purpose flour
2 Eggs, room temperature
1/2 C. milk, or more as needed
1/4 C. simple syrup, or to taste
HOW TO MAKE:
1-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2-Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
3-Whisk coconut and sugar together in a bowl.
4-Sift in flour and whisk to combine.
5-Make a well in the middle of the mixture and set aside.
6-Whisk eggs together in a small bowl and pour into the well in the flour mixture.
7-Add enough milk to reach a slightly thickened, but runny, texture.
8-Pour batter into the prepared pan.
9-Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.
10-Remove from the oven and let cool for 20 minutes.
11-Pour simple syrup over cake before serving.
For a better-tasting syrup either add rose water or coconut extract. You can pour syrup over individual slices rather than the entire cake, if you prefer.
Per Serving: 183 calories; 6.5 g fat; 29.2 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; 21 mg cholesterol; 14 mg sodium.
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