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Lebanese Coconut Cake

Cake with coconut and vanilla topped with syrup

Lebanese Coconut Cake

Ingredients:

3 Eggs
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
1 Cup Milk
1 Cup Vegtable Oil
3 Cups Self Rasing Flour
2 Cups Shredded Coconut
2 Tsps Baking Powder

Sugar Syrup:
1 Cups Sugar
1 Cups Water
1/2 Lemon Juice
1 Tsp orange Blossom Water

Method:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180c.
  2. In a large bowl beat eggs with sugar, vanilla essence, milk and oil.
  3. Add flour, shredded coconut and baking powder.
  4. Pour mixture into a greased baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Make the syrup, mix all the syrup ingredients in a saucepan on a low to medium heat and simmer and stir for 10-15 minutes then allow to cool.
  6. Remove cake from oven, pour syrup over the hot cake and sprinkle with more coconut on top.
  7. Cut in diagonal slices then serve.







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