Coconut Sponge Cake Recipe

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Coconut Sponge Cake Recipe. Packed with coconutty goodness, the added coconut extract and coconut milk really take this cake over the top!

The building on recipes ideas are endless with this one!

Yield: 2 – 8″ Layers or 24 Cupcakes
  • Eggs large 4 (200g)
  • Granulated Sugar 1 cup (200g)
  • Cake Flour 1½ cups (180g)
  • All Purpose Flour ½ cup (65g)
  • Baking Powder 2 teaspoons (10g)
  • Salt 1 teaspoon (6g)
  • Unsalted Butter 1 stick (113g)
  • Canned Coconut Milk 1 cup (237ml)
  • Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon (5ml)
  • Coconut Extract 2 teaspoons (10ml)
  • Sweetened Flake Coconut 1¼ cup (112g)
  1. Whip the warmed eggs on high speed and gradually add the granulated sugar until ribbon stage (about 5 minutes)
  2. Melt the butter then add the coconut milk and extract, keep warm (or reheat to 120°F before adding to the recipe as follows)
  3. Add the sifted flour, baking powder and salt all at once to the ribbon stage eggs and sugar and blend on low speed to combine.
  4. Prepare a liaison with about 1½ cups of the batter and the melted butter and coconut milk as shown on the video, then add it back to the main batter with the coconut and fold to combine well.
  5. Bake in preheated 350° oven for approximately 35-45 minutes or until it is springy to the touch when gently pressed in the center
Cupcakes and cake Layers can be frozen (wrapped well) for up to 1 month

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Sylvia Collins

Sylvia Collins

Hello! I'm Sylvia Collins, a fervent cake lover, recipe creator, and the heart behind my beloved cake recipes blog. For over a decade, I've been on a sweet journey, dedicating my life to the art of cake baking and sharing my passion through my writings. My adventure began with a simple love for cakes and an insatiable desire to express my creativity through baking.