Coconut roll cake

  • Servings : 12
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 40m
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Love the coconut taste and want a different cake? Try this coconut roll cake recipe, have excellent presentation and is very tasty.

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  • 50 grams / (1 3/4 ounces) grated coconut
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 grams / (3 1/2 ounces) sugar
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50 grams / (1 3/4 ounces) softened margarine
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Sugar for dusting


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).

    Step 2

    1. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and reserve in the fridge.

    Step 3

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks together with the sugar until a creamy mixture. Add the softened margarine, milk, coconut, vanilla extract, honey and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.

    Step 4

    1. Line a baking tray (36 x 30 centimeters / (14 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches) ) with butter and parchment paper and spread the dough over the top with the help of a spatula. Bake for about 15 minutes until slightly golden (the time depends on the oven).

    Step 5

    1. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and sprinkle the cake with sugar. Place a tea towel over top and flip the cake over the table. Remove the tray and peel carefully the parchment paper. Cut with a knife the edges of the cake. Using the towel, start rolling the cake gently from one short end to the other (remove the towel as you rolling).

    Step 6

    1. Place the roll cake on a rectangular plate, garnish with grated coconut and serve.

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Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 131
Total Fat: 6.5 g(10%)
Saturated Fat: 2.5 g(12%)
Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)
Sodium: 65 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate: 16 g(5%)
Protein: 3 g


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