• 1 +1/2 cup (285g) all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup (71g) desiccated coconut
  • 2 tsp (10g) baking powder
  • ½ cup (113g) butter
  • 1 cup (224g) castor sugar
  • 3 (150g) eggs
  • 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup (180g) milk
  1. Preheat your oven to 180C. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, cream softened butter and sugar with vanilla extract.
  3. Add one egg at a time and whisk well.
  4. Once everything is well combined, sift together flour, baking powder and dump in the desiccated coconut.
  5. Fold using a spatula and make sure you do not over mix at this stage.
  6. Pour the batter in the loaf pan.
  7. Bake it at 180C for 30-35 mins or until the skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  8. If you want a crack in the centre of the cake, before putting it in the oven, make a line of butter in the centre of the batter. You can either use cold or melted butter.
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