Orange Coconut Cake

Orange Coconut Cake

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Community Recipe

  • 8
  • Easy
  • 15 min
  • 50 min

Ingredients

  • 1 whole orange, plus 1 extra
  • 200 g butter, chopped, at room temp
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 1 cup castor sugar or sieved white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup icing sugar

Cooking Instructions

A fragrant and moist Orange Coconut Cake
Recipe credit: Womans Weekly
Method:
Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan
Grease a 20cm (base diameter) round cake pan or bundt pan
Line base and sides with baking paper.
Wash and dry orange.
Coarsely chop unpeeled orange.
Process orange in a food processor until coarsely pureed, pulse to make it fine
Add butter, egg, sugar, flour and coconut.
Process until combined (do not over process).

Spread mixture into prepared pan.
Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted at centre comes out clean.
Stand cake in pan for 5 minutes.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Using a zester, zest the skin of the extra orange into long thin strips.
Juice the orange; strain.
Sift icing sugar into a bowl.
Stir in enough juice to make a smooth icing. Drizzle icing over cake.
Sprinkle with zest. Allow to set.
Serve.
Recipe credit: Womans Weekly
Prepared, tried and tested by: Lurlin Murray‎

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