Raspberry Coconut Cake – secret recipe club

4 Feb

I think I’ve mentioned before that I read a lot of food blogs. There are a few food bloggers I follow that had been posting about The Secret Recipe Club. i decided to find out what they were talking about! I’m happy i did! You get a blog assignment each month from one of the leaders of the group, and you get to pick any recipe you want from it. Then everyone posts their recipe on the same day at the same time for the big reveal. Fun right?

My assignment this month was leigh from chit chat chomp a blogger from Melbourne! I took a look around the site and decided on the raspberry coconut cake. Yum! It was delicious!

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Raspberry Coconut Cake
adapted from chitchatchomp

1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 2/3 cup plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1cup shredded coconut
1 cup frozen raspberries (or more)
powdered sugar, for dusting

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and line a 9″ spring form cake pan.
Beat the butter and sugar using electric beaters until pale and creamy, then beat in the eggs and milk. Fold the flour, baking powder, coconut and frozen raspberries through the cake batter.

Spoon the batter into the prepared cake tin and bake for about 45-60 min or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool before removing from the pan. Serve dusted with powdered sugar.

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9 Responses to “Raspberry Coconut Cake – secret recipe club”

  1. Lisa~~ February 4, 2013 at 10:14 pm #

    Welcome to the SRC and a lovely cake you made, looks delicious.

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my SRC entry Lemon Almond Biscotti.

    Lisa~~

  2. Chit Chat Chomp February 4, 2013 at 11:39 pm #

    So glad you liked the cake! It’s one of my favourites.

  3. CJ @ Morsels of Life February 6, 2013 at 7:49 pm #

    I don’t think I’ve seen the raspberry coconut flavor combo before, but it sure looks tasty! 🙂

  4. ecavalla February 7, 2013 at 10:33 am #

    yum! looks great!

  5. Jenna February 11, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

    I’ve never thought about combining these two flavors before. Seems like a good flavor (and a great pan) for Valentine’s day.

    • ilonaskitchen February 11, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

      Yeah it’s not one I would think of either! But it was delicious!

  6. teaandscones February 11, 2013 at 9:55 pm #

    Welcome to SRC!! What a lovely cake. Love that you made it heart shaped.

    • ilonaskitchen February 11, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

      thanks! i figured it was a great time to pull out that heart shaped pan!

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