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Eggless Berry & Coconut Cake recipe

Eggless Berry & Coconut Cake

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
Prep Time
5min
Cook Time
40min
Total Time
45min

Are you looking for a delectable dessert that will impress your guests? This Eggless Berry & Coconut Cake recipe will tantalize your taste buds. Bursting with juicy blueberries, this cake is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Moreover, it requires no oil or butter, making it a healthier alternative to traditional cakes.

Ingredients

8 Servings
  • 1 1/4cup
    Coconut (desiccated)
  • 3/4cup
    Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4cup
    Milk
  • 1 1/4cup
    All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/4tsp
    Baking Powder
  • 1/3tsp
    Baking Soda
  • 2/3tsp
    Salt
  • 1tsp
    Vanilla Extract
  • 1cup
    Blueberries
  • 50g
    Almonds (chopped)
  • 1tsp
    Icing Sugar (optional)
  • 9in
    Cake Tin

How to make Eggless Berry & Coconut Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 160 C.

  2. Grease a cake tin with oil or butter, line the base and sides with baking paper and set it aside.

    Step 1.1: Grease a cake tin with oil or butter, line the base and sides with baking paper and set it aside
  3. Combine coconut, brown sugar, milk, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, vanilla extract, and blueberries in a mixing bowl.

    Step 1.1: Combine coconut, brown sugar, milk, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, vanilla extract, and blueberries in a mixing bowl
  4. Use a spatula to mix the ingredients until a smooth batter forms.

    Step 1.1: Use a spatula to mix the ingredients until a smooth batter forms
  5. Pour the batter into the cake tin and spread it evenly.

    Step 1.1: Pour the batter into the cake tin and spread it evenly
  6. Sprinkle chopped almonds and place some blueberries on top.

    Step 1.1: Sprinkle chopped almonds and place some blueberries on top
  7. Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes or until the top turns golden. (To check if the cake is ready, insert a toothpick or knife into the centre of the cake. If there is batter or crumbs on the toothpick, bake the cake for a few more minutes before checking again).

    Step 1.1: Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes or until the top turns golden
  8. Remove the cake tin from the oven and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.

  9. Sprinkle icing sugar on the cake before serving.

    Step 1.1: Sprinkle icing sugar on the cake before serving

Tips & Tricks

  1. If you want to make the cake gluten or dairy-free, you can use gluten-free flour and dairy-free milk.

  2. You can use castor sugar instead of brown sugar.

  3. Avoid using a blender to mix the batter, as this can make it too dense.

  4. You can also use frozen berries instead of fresh blueberries.

  5. If you use frozen blueberries, do not thaw them before adding them to the batter.

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Leena Kohli

(@leenakohli)

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