1. Recipe for Coconut Cake

This Coconut Cake recipe, aka Kokosnusskuchen, is an easy one to make to serve for your Kaffeeklatsch.

Prep Time

20 minutes

Bake Time

30 minutes

Total Time

50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • ⅔ cup butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • approx. 1 cup apricot jam
  • 1⅓ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups grated coconut

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream butter and ½ cup sugar in mixing bowl. Add 4 egg yolks. Combine flour and baking powder. Add flour mixture to bowl and mix thoroughly.
  3. Spread dough onto greased baking sheet.
  4. Brush apricot jam over dough.
  5. Whip 4 egg whites. Add 1⅓ cups sugar and whip until sugar is dissolved. Take some mixture and rub between your fingers. Should not feel gritty. Add coconut.
  6. Spread coconut mixture over jam.
  7. Bake about 30 minutes or until nicely browned.
  8. Cool before serving.

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