Coconut Bundt Cake

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Coconut, unlike its name suggests is not a nut but the seed from a coconut palm. In Jamaica the white inner surface of the shell is grated and used for adding flavour to Rice and Peas, make desserts such as Grater Cake , Coconut Gizzada and Coconut Drops. The water inside the coconut is refreshing and has a slightly sweet flavour.

My husband and I love the taste of coconut, so I made us a special treat, a Coconut Bundt Cake and it was delicious. It was my first time making it and it turned out great, my family also enjoyed it and I especially love the bundt signature ring design.

1 cup butter
3 cups flour
2 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
1 ½ teasspoon vanilla essence
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups grated coconut
1 1/2 cup milk

Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease and lightly flour a Bundt pan.
  • Combine flour, salt and baking powder.
  • In another bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and beat.
  • Add in the milk and mix.
  • Gradually fold in the dry ingredients until properly combined.
  • Pour batter into Bundt pan and bake for 75 minutes or until an inserted tooth pick comes out clean.

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