This Coconut and raspberry loaf cake is the easiest cake to make but it is super delicious. It will be a lovely surprise for your guests when the cake is cut and the hidden jam is revealed.
- 150g unsalted butter
- 150g golden caster sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 Co-operative free range eggs
- 250g self raising flour
- 100g desiccated coconut
- 4 tbsp semi skimmed milk
- 80g icing sygar
- 2tsp raspberry jam
- 2 tsp hot water
- 6 tbsp raspberry jam
- 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
- Set the oven to 180C/ fan 160C/ Gas 4. Grease a 900g loaf tin. Until fluffy beat the sugar, butter and vanilla together. Take the eggs and beat them one at a time with a little of the flour.
- Put in the coconut, remaining flour and milk. Take 3/4 oft the cake mix and put it in the tin and top with jam. Now put in the rest of the cake mix on top.
- Bake for 35 minutes, cover and put it back in to the oven for another 20-25 minutes until just gold and cooked.
- Leave to cool. Mix together the icing ingredients, pour the icing over the cake and on top sprinkle the coconut.
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