One-mix cakes – cherry coconut cake

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Cherry coconut cake


Cherry coconut cake

1.Preheat oven to 180°C/16O°C fan forced. Grease a 19cm (base measurement) square cake pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.
2.Using an electric mixer, beat butter, desiccated coconut, flour, sugar, eggs and milk in a large bowl, on low speed until combined. Increase speed to medium. Beat for 4-5 minutes or until mixture is smooth and pale. Chop 1/2 cup of the almonds. Stir into cake mixture with 1/2 cup of the cherries.
3.Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted at centre comes out clean. Remove from oven. Stand in pan for 5 minutes. Turn cake onto a wire rack to cool completely. Place on a cake stand.
4.Tint frosting pale pink. Spread cooled cake with frosting. Chop remaining cherries. Sprinkle cherries, flaked coconut and remaining almonds over cake. Serve.

For a simple icing, spread cake with vanilla frosting and drizzle with cherry conserve.


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