Coconut Butter Tea Cake

Coconut Butter Tea Cake


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This is a simple all butter coconut cake that is wonderful with afternoon tea or coffee. You can sprinkle some extra desiccated coconut on top for aesthetics.


Serves: 14 

  • 260g butter, softened
  • 200g cream cheese, softened
  • 400g sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 3 cups (375g) plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 200g desiccated coconut

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour55min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C. Grease and flour a 25cm ring tin.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla.
  3. Combine the flour, bicarb soda and salt in a separate bowl; add to creamed mixture. Fold in coconut. Turn into the prepared tin.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted near the centre comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from tin to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Delish! Definately a tea cake due to the heaviness of the cake. So so easy and good! - 26 Jul 2012

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