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Coconut cake

1h 10 mins
35 mins
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Surprise everyone, preparing this delicious coconut cake, filled with a creamy and delicious bitumen covered with toasted coconut; definitely an amazing vanilla cupcake. It is completely addictive. Do not think about it anymore and prepare it for dessert time!
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12 portions
  • 1 1/2 cups milk, for the cake (buttermilk)
  • 2 lemons, just the juice, for the cake (buttermilk)
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, stop the cake (340 grams)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, for the cake (300 grams)
  • 8 eggs, for the cake
  • 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla, for the cake
  • 3 1/2 cups flour, for the cake
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda, for the cake
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda, for the cake
  • 1 teaspoon salt, for the cake
  • 1 cup grated coconut, toasted, for the cake
  • 4 packages cream cheese, for bitumen
  • 3/4 cups coconut cream, for bitumen
  • 1/2 cups whipping cream, for bitumen
  • to taste grated coconut, to decorate


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
For the buttermilk, mix the milk with the lemon juice, rest 15 min.
For the cake, beat the sugar with the butter until it is creamy, add the eggs one by one, the vanilla essence and beat for 7 more minutes.
With the help of a sieve add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt alternating with milk with lemon, and coconut, whisk for 7 min.
Pour over two previously greased and floured molds and bake for 35 minutes, or until you insert a toothpick and leave clean. Let cool and reserve.
For coconut bitumen, cream cream cheese, coconut cream and whipping cream for 8 minutes. Let cool, divide in two and reserve.
On a cake base add half of the bitumen, with the help of a spatula spread over the whole cake.
Place the other cake base on top, cover the cake with the rest of the bitumen and decorate with toasted coconut.


On a cake base, accompanied by a cup of coffee.


The buttermilk, improves the quality of your cake making it super fluffy.

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Ratings (9)
Lisandra Alvarez Perez
15/09/2020 10:09:57
La mejor receta de pastel de coco que he visto, deliciosa.🥰🙌🏻
Ana lilia Arguello
30/07/2020 23:47:54
Delicioso, con el toque exacto de azúcar
Sandra Gm
24/07/2020 17:57:08
Delicioso, lo suficiente dulce y el betún queda genial, el pan buenísimo!!
Xinia Rojas Quesada
11/05/2019 00:36:36
Victoria Sánchez Pérez
21/07/2018 06:42:20
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