Coconut & Meringue
Golden Cake recipe

Our Golden Cake brings together moist sponge cake, tasty coconut and light meringue to make one delicious dessert. This easy cake recipe is perfect for kicking off the new year, because it’s so simple and with only a few ingredients, it won’t break the bank either. If you need some expert tips on making meringue, check out our other blog post

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Coconut & Meringue Golden Cake ingredients

250g butter

400g sugar

6 eggs (separated)

10ml vanilla essence

260g cake flour

20g baking powder

250ml milk

150g desiccated coconut

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  1. Cream the butter with half (200g) of the sugar
  2. Gradually add the egg yolks and vanilla essence and beat well
  3. Sift the flour and baking powder and gently add it to the creamed mixture
  4. Add the milk, and mix well
  5. Spread the mixture into a pre-greased deep 28cm baking pan
  6. Whisk your egg whites in a clean glass or metal (never plastic) bowl until soft peaks form
  7. Gradually add the remaining 200g sugar and beat until stiff to make the meringue
  8. Gently fold the desiccated coconut into the meringue
  9. Spoon the meringue onto the batter already in the baking pan
  10. Bake for 50 – 60 minutes at 160°C until the meringue starts to brown

How did yours turn out?

Did you get artistic with the meringue peaks? Was your Coconut & Meringue Golden Cake a light and fluffy dream? We want to see! Snap a photo and post it to your social media, don’t forget to tag @mugg_and_bean. We may even feature your photos on our Stories.

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