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Coconut Cake with choco chips and crispy coconut-meringue top


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Serves 12-16 | Prep Time 20-30 | Cook Time 60

Ingredients

Dough

100g Softened butter
250g sugar
2 eggs y 1 egg yolk
300g Flour
1 Tbsp Baking Powder
1 Tsp Baking soda
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
250 cc Milk
100g chocolate chips
40g shredded coconut

Crispy coconut-meringue top

40g shredded coconut
1 Egg White (big)
80g Sugar (twice the weight of the egg white)


Mix butter and sugar untill it's creamy


Add the eggs one by one and the egg yolk


Add the vanilla extract


Add the coconut


Keep mixing untill it's smooth.


Alternate the flour (previously sifted with the baking powder and baking soda) with the milk.


Add the chocolate chips.


Put in 9 inch (24 cm) savarin cake pan greased with butter and dusted with flour.



For the Crispy Meringue top



Beat egg whites until foamy. Add the sugar and the coconut and keep beating. Put this mix on top of the batter and put it in the oven (minimum heat, but pre-heated for a 10-15 minutes) for arround one hour,



Enjoy!


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Notes

The basic part of the cake came from my grandma, she taught me this basic formula when I was little. And then, with that base, I started to try different things. Here is one

This Recipe is great!!! Everyone loved it and it was very easy to make =)

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