Fluffy and moist coconut cake recipe

Last Updated : 26 Apr 2016

Ramesh prasad

Recipes 21
  • Servings
  • 12
  • Cook Time
  • 45min
  • Prep Time
  • 10min

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Coconut cake is a soft, fluffy, and moist cake that can uplift your mood at any time of the day. The traditional coconut cake recipe is from the southern regions of USA. Usually filling layers of coconut pastry in between the cake is the traditional method to prepare this cake with a white frosting and shredded coconut. The other version of this cake is called coconut poke cake where holes are made into the cake so that it absorbs most of the liquid ingredients and become moister. But in today’s blog I shall share with you the simple way to prepare the delicious coconut cake. It is not really extravagant and requires very common food ingredients. Good news is that it will not take a lot of time to arrange and bake this cake. Enjoy this light cake with your loved ones, irrespective of the age group. Let’s start baking this simple coconut cake recipe:


  • 1 cup white flour (maida)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk/coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup of shredded coconut
  • Sprinkle of icing sugar (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade
  • Start to mix butter with sugar till you get a fluffy and creamy mixture
  • Now mix flour, salt, and baking soda in another bowl
  • Start to mix the flour mixture and milk/coconut milk in turns to the butter mixture
  • At this point add the vanilla essence to the cake batter
  • Pour the batter on a baking tray and bake it for 35-40 minutes in the preheated oven
  • Once the baking is over, take it out and let it cool down
  • The final touches would be to apply whipped cream, sprinkle of shredded coconut, and icing sugar
  • Tips: • You can add egg whites after the vanilla essence is added in the cake mix • Instead of whipped cream you can use 50 gm melted chocolate if you are a chocolate lover



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