Friday, April 16, 2010

Coconut cake


1 coconut grated
100 g raisins
100 g dates
100 g pumpkin preserve
100 g cashews
600 ml kithul treacle
125 g flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
125g bread roll dough
1 tsp sweet roasted cumin powder
4 to 5 cardamom powder
1 lemon rind

bread roll dough
100 g flour
1 tsp yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
butter optional
50 ml water
Knead 5 minutes until the dough is tight and leave it for ½ hour.

Heat treacle, put coconut for 5 minutes keep stirring until it becomes a dark colour. Add cardamom and cumin powder. Remove from fire and add lemon rind. Let it cool.
Tear the bread roll dough it into pieces and add to the mixture little at a time, use a wooden spoon and mix slowly. Add flour baking powder, baking soda and mix. Add cashews, raisins, dates and pumpkin preserve. Put a wax paper in a loaf and the mixture. Bake for 90 minutes at 300F. In a hour check to make sure the cake is not browning on the top, if it is cover with foil. The cake has to be a little soft.

cake sauce is optional
100 g honey
50 g kithul treacle
50 g butter

In medium heat mix all the ingredients.
Put the sauce over the cake and decorate with raisins, glazed cherries and coconut pieces.

3 comments:

  1. Yum! Coconut, raisins, dates and pumpkin. Sounds delish!

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  2. I love how a lot of your recipes are coconut! I want to do that too. I want to make this looks really good!!! keep it up

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  3. that cake looks really good! I was wondering, what is kithul treacle and can it be replaced with a regular black treacle or any other ingredient? Thank you

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