Monday, December 5, 2011

Coconut Cake & Awards

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Coconut Cake ... Delicious & soft coconut cake,  perfect to enjoy at tea-time!

Coconut Cake 
Serves : 6

Ingredients :
  • 115 gm.  all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp.  baking powder
  • 30 gm.  ( 4 tbsp. )  desiccated coconut, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 115 gm.  butter, softened
  • 115gm. castor sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp.  vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp.  milk

Method :
  • Preheat the oven at 180 C. Grease and line an 8 inch round cake tin.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Mix in coconut & keep aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and creamy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well after each addition.
  • Add the vanilla essence and beat again.
  • Add flour + coconut mixture & beat on low speed until just combined.
  • Add milk, if the mixture is thick & mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the cake tin. Sprinkle extra coconut over the top.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the center should come out clean. 

  • Remove the cake from the oven. Leave the cake to cool slightly in the tin, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely. 


Sending this to these events : Winter Carnival , Sinful Delights , Christmas Delicacy , Bake with your heart , CC- Holiday Baking , Love lock with sweets , Baked Goodies , Bake Fest # 2 ( Vardhini's Bake Fest ) , “Cook.Eat.Delicious-Desserts!” ( This month’s theme is Coconuts!) , Only : Cakes & cookies , Jingle All The Way , Serve It: Baked Sweet ( byOh Taste n See )


Linking this recipe to these :

A Round Tuit Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop , Friday Favorites , Hookin Up with HoH , It’s a Keeper Thursday , It's a Party! , More The Merrier Monday , {nifty thrifty sunday}Savory Sunday , Savvy HomeMade Monday  , Simply Link{Party} , Strut Your Stuff SaturdaySundae Scoop , Sweet Indulgences Sunday , Sweet Tooth Friday , Sweets for a Saturday , Tasty Tuesday Party , The Sunday Showcase Party , These Chicks Cooked Link Party , Think Pink Sundays , Tuesday Confessional Link Party , Tuesday Time Out Link Up Party , Weekend Show Off Party , Full Plate Thursday  , SYS Blog Link Party , Holiday Link Party , fridays unfolded , Feature Yourself Friday , Freestyle Friday , Sundae Shake Up , Tuesday Talent Show , Thrifty Thursday , Delicately Constructed Friday! , Potpourri Party , Family FridayBlog Stalking Thursday , Wicked Awesome Wednesday , Bake with Bizzy , Sweet Treats Thursday , Serenity Saturday{holiday sweep swapLet's Do Brunch , Shine On Fridays , Anything Goes Linky Party! , Anything Goes Linky , Creative Juice Thursday , Frugal Days Sustainable Ways

Recently, Julie of Erivum Puliymm has shared these awards with me. Thank you Julie for passing me these awards. She has a wonderful blog. Please check out her blog for delicious recipes :)


I'm sharing these awards with these talented bloggers : 
  1. Shaheen at A2K - Allotment 2 Kitchen
  3. Zoe at Bake for happy kids
  4. Asiya at Chocolate & Chillies - Easy and Healthy Cooking 
  5. Divya at Divya's Recipes
  6. Ente pachakasala at ente pachakasala
  7. Priti at Indian Khana 
  8. Babli at KHANA MASALA
  9. Sadaf at My Culinary Adventures 
  10. Sidra at My Passion For Cooking
  11. Chaya at My Sweet and Savory
  12. Premalatha at Prema's Thaligai 
  13. Priya at Priya's Feast
  14. Chitra at Ratatouille - Any one can cook  
  15. Sudha at Wit,wok & wisdom
Please friends, accept these awards and pass on to other blogger friends to keep the ball rolling :)

Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


  1. The cake looks really moist and yummy and congrats on your award Ambreen.

  2. Ambreen this looks awesomlu yummy....

    u rock.

  3. congrats on your award dear...coconut cake looks real delicious n moist !

  4. cake looks wonderful and congrats on your awards

  5. Cake looks super yum..:) Addition of coconut makes it so delicious..:)
    Beautiful.. Congrats on your awards..:)

  6. Hi Dear, cake looks yummy.
    I saw that you have linked it to Ravens Cook and Eat Delicious( this months theme is Coconut) event.
    You also have to link it to my blog and mail me the details.
    Do have a look at this event page.
    Waiting for your active participation.

  7. Oh fine, I got the link to both pages :)

    Just mail me a photo of the cake and your blog details in the format.

    Thanks a ton. :)

  8. awesome cake dear....very flavorful....

    I am hosting a series event on Spices starting this month....let me know if you would like to guest host in future....

    SYF&HWS - Cook With SPICES" Series - CARDAMOM (Dec 5th to Jan 5th)
    LGSS -"Tomato" - Nov 5th to Dec 5th
    100 Friends/Followers & GIVEAWAY

  9. Very soft and delicious looking coconut cake.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  10. Congrats on the 'many' awards. The cake looks awesome dear. Thanks for sending it to 'Only'.Pls use the logo as that's mandatory.



  11. MashaAllah..very very well!
    Mouthwatering as usual :)..yummy!
    I wish I can enter my hand in LCD for taking this cake piece..hehe..but Yes!

  12. Wonderful recipe...perfectly baked,cake looks super moist n it!!
    Thank you so much for sending over!!

  13. delicious n yummy yum cake..i love the coconut flavor!!
    Congrats on the well deserved awards,dear!!

  14. wow am drooling dear....beautiful cake....mouthwatering too...

  15. Simple and very delicious looking!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  16. hi ambreen, wow only 3 ingredients to make such a tasty and pretty looking coconut cake..a must try for me.thanks and have a nice day

  17. Coconut cake is one of my favorites. Congrats to you on you award!

  18. Soft and spongy cake, looks awesome.
    Congrats on your awards

    Herbs & Flowers: Spring Onions

  19. Coconut cake looks absolutely stunning..congrats on ur awards.

  20. This cake made me smile, its one of my childhood favourites and one my mother would make for us as children, then the baking was passed on to me. I so have to make this again for nephews and neices.

    Also congratulations so much on your awards, thoroughly deserved and Thank you so, so much for thinking of me and my humble blogging space. It is really most appreciated. Thank you.

  21. The cake looks so soft & fluffy. Thanks a ton for the awards.

  22. This cake looks so moist and delicious!

  23. Congratulationss Ambreen !

    And thank u :) <3

  24. Congrats on the awards!
    I really like this cake because it is kind of a pure way of presenting the lovely flavor of coconut. No doubt it is delicious, love the texture. Yum!

  25. That was so sweet of you Ambreen:)Really felt so humbled to know that you thought of me for the award - thanks a bunch!I have already done the sending out part once,so maybe I'll skip doing it again but I'll very proudly display them on my blog!As for the cake,I wonder how you manage to make such smooth,soft and perfect cakes.Must be some secret that you don't let out;) Jokes apart,the cake looks absolutely yummy and I am up for a generous bite:)

  26. Yummy cake! Congrats on ur awards!

  27. Congratulation to your award and thanks for passing on the award to me! I'm very honored. Thank you.

    Your coconut cake looks very delicious with very soft and fluffy texture.

  28. What a great cake! Looks so moist!

    Thank you so much for the award! Very much appreciated!

  29. Congrats on the awards dear. The coconut cake looks tempting and thx for linking to the event.

    Event: Sinful Delights
    Event: Stuffed Paratha

  30. Perfectly baked and looks very soft and moist too.

  31. What a simply delicious looking cake! Coconut is always so lovely in baking. Thank you for sharing it with Let's Do Brunch.

  32. Wonderful cake, looks delicious. Great at any time (tea time, coffee time...). I am happy to follow your blog.

  33. That looks and sounds delicious! Yumm! Wish I had some right now! I love coconut. So glad you shared at Shine On Fridays.

  34. wow... delicious cake.. looks perfect.. will surely give this a try...

  35. I came here from Sudha's blog. the coconut cake looks wonderful. you have got so many awards I am sure you have authentic recipes. Will come back again to see. If you are interested in checking gluten free recipes I am @

  36. Blog hopping from These Chicks Cooked linky...thanks for sharing! Definitely want to try this one out!

  37. Thanks to all of you so much for your encouragement & kind words :)

    Thank you KMS for joining as a follower :)

  38. Congrats for the awards. wish u get more. thanks a ton for passin