Lemon coconut cakeFeb 14, 202114 February 20210 48CITRUS FLAVOR WITH A TWISTby Zorzetin 3. Sweet recipesPrep. time10 minutesCook time60 minutesDifficultyEasyServes12INGREDIENTS200 gr unsalted butter180 gr sugar200 gr sour milk3 eggs1 lemon (juice and zest)250 gr all purpose flour50 gr grated coconut2 tsp baking powderFilling100 gr grated coconut150 gr cream cheese1 tbsp caster sugarLemon zest (1 lemon)Syrup150 gr water80 gr honey1 lemon (juice and peel)Glaze125 gr dark chocolate40 gr butterINSTRUCTIONS1.Preheat oven to 170o Celsius. 2.Whisk flour, baking powder, grated coconut and set aside.3.With a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter and sugar on high speed until smooth and creamy.4.Scrape down the sides and up the bottom of the bowl as needed. With the mixer running on low speed, add the eggs one at a time. Beat until combined. 5.With the mixer running on low speed, add dry ingredients and lemon zest alternating with the sour milk and lemon juice, just until incorporated. 6.Making the filling7.In a small bowl mix coconut, cream cheese, caster sugar and lemon zest. 8.Make coconut truffles in a walnut size. 9.In a greasy pan, pour half of the cake batter. Add coconut truffles all around the baking tin and add the rest of the cake batter.10.Bake for almost one hour.11.Making syrup12.While the cake is into the oven make the honey syrup. 13.In a medium saucepan, place all the ingredients for the syrup, except honey. 14.Bring to boil for about 5 minutes. Take it off the heat and stir in the honey. Let the syrup cool down.15.Allow cake to cool in the baking tin onto a cooling rack for 10 minutes and then turn the cake out onto the cooling rack and leave to cool for another 10 minutes.16.Pour slowly the syrup over the cake, until it is fully absorbed. Let it cool completely.17.Making the glaze18.Melt the chocolate using the bain marie technique, add butter and stir.19.Cover the cake above with the glaze. Note You can make this cake in any combination you like. With or without filling, syrup or glaze. Print Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Comment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.