Coconut Tea Cake

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • eggs - 2
  • flour - 2.5 cup
  • baking powder - 2.5 tsp
  • butter - 1/2 cup
  • powdered sugar - one and a half cup
  • cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • coconut milk - one and a half cup
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • For topping:
  • grated coconut - 1 cup, firmly packed
  • powdered sugar - 1/2 cup
  • butter - 1/3 cup
  • chopped cashew nuts - 4 tbsp

How to Make Coconut Tea Cake

  • Mix flour with baking powder and salt.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in the cardamom powder.
  • Add flour, alternately with milk.
  • Place in a prepared tin and bake in oven (170 degrees centigrade) till done, about 45 minutes.
  • Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then turn out on a wire wrack.
  • Transfer to an oven proof serving platter.
  • For topping:
  • Combine all the ingredients for the topping and spread on the cake.
  • Place under a grill till the topping is golden brown.
  • Cool before serving.

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