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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Coconut Cake with Easy Chocolate Icing - New Year Special !!

          The coconut is so subtle which lends a lovely hand to the moist sponge cake in this recipe! Super simple to put together in the last minute! Along with a chocolate icing which i never tried before...Very easy that anyone can prepare...The taste would make you tempting to want more...!!! Have a wonderful New Year's Eve with this mouth melting sweetness.. 

        Wishing all my readers a delicious year ahead...

   Welcome 2013...!!!

Ingredients (cake)

1.All Purpose Flour (Maida)-1 cup
2.Powdered sugar-3/4 cup (grinded sugar)
4.Butter- 50 gm
5.Baking powder- 2 tsp
6.Coconut (desiccated)-1/2 cup
7.Milk-3 tbsp
8.Oil/ghee/butter-1/2 cup
9.Cinnamon powder-2 pinch (optional)

Ingredients (icing)

10.Butter-60 gms
11.Cocoa powder- 1tbsp
12.Powdered sugar- 3/4 cup
13.Milk-1 tbsp
14.Vanilla essence-1/2 tsp
15.Hot water- 3 tbsp

Preparation (cake)

~Melt butter in a saucepan along with sugar. (keep stirring)
~Remove from flame & add the oil.

~Beat 1 egg at a time into this batter.
~Combine flour & baking powder (self raising flour) in a bowl with spoon.

~Add this flour little by little to the batter & whisk properly without any lumps.
~Lightly toast coconut in a fry pan with little ghee for 2-3 mins. (optional..for extra flavor)
~Add the coconut along with milk, vanilla essence, cinnamon powder to the batter & mix well until a soft dropping consistency.
~Keep this batter aside for half an hour.

~Spread aluminium foil inside the vessel (optional) & spread ghee inside the foil.
~Pour the batter inside the vessel.
~Keep a steel/aluminium lid inside the pressure cooker & place the vessel with batter inside the cooker.
~Close the cooker without the weight.
~Pressure cook the cake for 20 mins in low flame.
~Or bake in an oven.

~Let the cake cool in the vessel for 5 mins.
~Then pull the aluminum foil with the cake outside..& cool the cake.

Preparation (icing)

~When the cake is cooling, lets prepare the icing.
~Melt butter & sugar in a saucepan.
~Add the rest of the ingredients & mix well.

~Remove from flame & spread over the cake.

Yummyyy spongyy coconut cake with the touch of chocolate...

We really enjoyed it !!!



  1. I just luv the coconut chocolate combo..cake looks delicious.
    A Very happy New Year to u too Saju...
    Have a wonderful Year ahead :)

    1. Thnks kauser...A very happy new year to u too..:)
      C u next year ..

  2. Wow... Wonderful recipe... but dear its posted on 30 Dec and only Jan (fresh) entries are allow. your blog is not supported chrome
    now i try in IE browser

  3. The coconut, chocolate combo is really good...will try it.


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