There is just something about pairing chocolate with coconut-either you love it or not, we happen to really like it.
I have this recipe written down in my about grade 5 handwriting, my mom glued the paper into her old baking book which she handed down to me many years ago.
I made this cake for Valentine’s day and it was such a delicious treat!
Chocolate Coconut Cake
- 100 g dark chocolate
- 140 g coconut sugar
- 140 g butter
- 4 eggs
- 50 g shredded unsweetened coconut
- 50 g ground almonds
- 1 tbsp spelt flour
- pinch of salt
-Preheat oven to 325 F.
– Melt the chocolate with the butter. Whisk the eggs with the sugar then add the chocolate and butter. Add the coconut, almonds, salt and flour, stir until well combined.
– Fill into prepared cake pan of your choice, lined with parchment paper or well buttered and floured.
– Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes or until tester inserted into centre of cake comes out clean.
-Let cool completely.
-Dust with cocoa powder and shredded coconut or with a chocolate icing.
-I simply melted some dark chocolate with some cream and a bit of honey.
–The original recipe calls for regular sugar and white flour–
Thank you so much reading my post, I hope you’ll give this recipe a try!