Coconut and raisin cake

Coconut and raisin cake

Introduction :


Ingredients :

Take 1 medium (half-ripe) coconut
Add 200g semolina
Add 50g dalda
Add 75g margarine
Add 300g sugar (ground fine)
Add 4 eggs (separated)
Add Pinch of salt
Add 1 tsp. Baking powder
Add 1tsp. vanilla or 4 cardamoms (crushed)
Add ½ tsp. yellow food colour
Add 4 tbsps. Raisins


Grate and grind the coconut fine without using any water. Roast the semolina slightly on a dry pan.Beat dalda and margarine until soft. Add sugar and beat till creamy. Ad egg yolks, one at a time and continue beating.Mix roasted semolina, salt, baking powder, coconut, essence, colour and raisin.Beat egg whites stiff and fold into the coconut mixture, grease a baking pan well, sprinkle a little flour and pour the cake mixture. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.Heat the over at gas mark 4 and bake the cake for 45mintues to 50 minutes or until well browned. Insert a toothpick to check if it comes out clean.