Coconut Cake - Baath

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Nov. 27, 2019

This recipe was shared by my BFF Loretta Rodrigues. The first time I tried it, I absolutely adored this cake and so did everyone else. It tastes similar to a semolina cake I made to celebrate Kravings 1st birthday, but the process to make this is very different and unique.

Ingredients

Sugar 500 Gram
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Unsweetened desiccated coconut 250 Gram
Unsalted butter 250 Gram
Semolina/Rava 250 Gram
Crushed cardamom seeds 1 Pinch
Eggs 6 Large ((separated))
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
Pistachios 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY:

1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING:

2. Make a syrup by boiling the sugar together with the water.

3. Add the desiccated coconut and cook for 5 mins.

4. Cooldown and when cool, add the butter, followed by the semolina, cardamom seeds.

5. Add the egg yolks and mix in.

6. Add the baking powder & salt and vanilla essence and mix well.

7. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites till foamy.

8. Add the pistachios.

9. Fold in the egg whites.

10. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 45 - 60 mins.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 70 Minutes
Ready In: 70 Minutes
Servings: 15