Coconut Coffee Cake
"What can possibly go wrong when you bake a cake with coconut and coffee, NOTHING. The coffee-flavor icing makes the cake even more flavorful."
-- @bakecellence
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There's nothing like a good slice of coffee cake to go with your morning cup of coffee. With the addition of toasted coconut, this recipe becomes even more celebratory for the warmer seasons ahead.



Cook time 55mins
Serves or Makes: 1214


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons castor sugar
  • 3/ 4 cups honey or golden syrup
  • 1 1/ 2 cup desiccated coconut flakes
  • 1 1/ 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons coffee
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1/ 2 cup butter
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1/ 3 cup desiccated coconut


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 325 F. Grease an 8-inch pan with baking spray and line it with a parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    Take a heavy saucepan and heat the golden syrup, butter, caster sugar and desiccated coconut, stirring constantly until completely melted and well-combined. Transfer it to a big bowl.

  • Step 3

    In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt and whisk together. Add it to the butter mixture.

  • Step 4

    Add eggs, one by one, and combining well after each addition. Now add 3 tablespoon of the coffee-flavored milk into the batter. Mix well until combined.

  • Step 5

    Pour the batter into the prepared cake tin and smooth the cake with an icing leveler.

  • Step 6

    Bake it in the middle rack of the oven for 30 –40 minutes, until a wooden skewer inserted comes out clear.

  • Step 7

    Cool the cake in the tin for 10 minutes and then turn it out on a wire rack to cool completely. Remove the parchment paper.

  • Step 8

    Butter Coffee Icing:

  • Step 9

    Beat the butter until creamy.

  • Step 10

    beat the butter until it is creamy, gradually add the sifted icing sugar in it and the remaining coffee-flavored milk that was save earlier. Mix it until you reach out a smooth consistency.

  • Step 11

    Spread on the cake and decorate with desiccated coconut.