2.  Another Coconut Cake Recipe

Here's another Coconut Cake recipe, aka Kokosnusskuchen, to make to serve for your Kaffeeklatsch.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Bake Time

30 minutes

Total Time

45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup minus 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla sugar, divided
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2½ cups grated coconut

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cream butter, 1 cup sugar, and 1½ teaspoons vanilla sugar in mixing bowl. Add eggs one, mixing well after each one.
  3. Add lemon zest.
  4. Mix together flour, cornstarch, and baking powder. Add to mixing bowl and stir until well mixed.
  5. Spread dough onto greased baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle coconut over top. Sprinkle 1½ tsp vanilla sugar over top.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden-brown.
  8. Let cool slightly before cutting into 1½ x3 inch bars. 
  9. Makes about 25 pieces.

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