Twiggy’s Coconut Cake


  • 1 egg
  • 125ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75g butter
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 75g sugar
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 200g plain flour

Preparation Method:

  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl.
  • Rub in butter until it feels like fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add coconut, lemon zest and sugar.
  • In a separate bowl beat egg, add 100ml/3½ fl oz milk and vanilla extract.
  • Make a hole in the flour mixture and add liquid egg/milk mix.
  • Blend altogether until mixture has a stiff consistency.
  • Add additional milk if needed.
  • Place in a greased 15cm (6 inch) cake tin and bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 for 40 minutes

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