Coconut orange cake..

By shanobiju  

January 28, 2017


115 g All purpose flour/ Maida

1 tsp Baking powder

100 g Butter

100 g Granulated sugar

2 Egg

3 tbsp Fresh coconut shredded

4 tbsp Orange juice

1 tbsp Water

1 tsp Orange zest

Tonovine essence/ grape essence - one drop

For the glaze

1 1/2 cup Fresh coconut shredded

2 tbsp Unsalted butter

Grape essence- one drop

1 tbsp Orange juice

Sugar 1/4 cup +2 tbsp

3 tbsp Water


1Dust and grease a 6" cake tin. Sift flour and baking powder thrice. Keep orange zest and orange juice ready. Roast 3 tbsp shredded coconut for a minute on very low flame .Turn off the heat. Add a small drop of tonovine/ grape essence.Keep it aside.Let it cool . Pre heat the oven at 150 degree C.

2Cream butter and sugar well.Add orange zest.Cream well using electric mixer. Gently beat eggs separately. Add beaten eggs to the creamed mixture. Mix well.

3Using a spatula gently fold in flour and orange juice in three batches starting and ending with flour.Add 1 tbsp of water if the batter is too thick.

4Now fold in roasted coconut.

5Transfer the batter to the prepared cake tin. Bake for 30 -35 mins or until done..

For the glaze

1Boil water and sugar well.Add butter.Now add coconut and tonovine/ grape essence. 1 tbsp orange juice can also be added.Stir well for a minute or two.Turn off the heat .

2Let the cake cool. Spread it over the cake evenly with a metal spoon. Refrigerate for 5-7 minutes for the glaze to set well.


14 Reviews

Shano Biju

February 2, 2018

Most welcome VrindaπŸ€—


February 1, 2018

Awesome, thanks for sharing Shano!

Shano Biju

March 7, 2017

Yes can use dessicated coconut..😊


March 7, 2017

I just saw KP sir’s post on hbg and got tempted to bake this….. Can I use dessicated coconut instead of fresh??

Shano Biju

February 28, 2017

Nidhi ..I am not sure about that..Sorry dear


February 23, 2017

Looks too tempting even though I am not a big coconut fan…
Just a clarification… Can we use oil in place of butter? If yes then how much

Shano Biju

February 14, 2017

Ashwini..beat the eggs for a minute or two


February 5, 2017

Hi! Eggs to be beaten to what consistency?

Shano Biju

February 3, 2017

3tbsp Ranjani..I’ve edited the recipe..😊


January 31, 2017

Hi .much water to be added…FOR the glaze.1/4 cup water

Shano Biju

January 30, 2017

Priya..I don’t bake eggless cakes..I’ve no idea..sorry dear..😊


January 30, 2017

What do we use for eggless version? THANKS

Shano Biju

January 29, 2017

Yes..fresh coconut can be used..
You can add vanilla essence..😊


January 28, 2017

you used fresh coconut?? and can i use vanilla essence??

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