Thursday, March 6, 2008

Raisin Walnut Coconut Cake

To Beat
400 gms butter(softened)
2 cups white sugar
5-6 eggs
To Combine
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1 pinch salt
To Add
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp almond extract
1 tbsp lime juice
Add some color to get a marble effect if desired.
Dried Fruit and Nut
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup Walnuts
1/2 cup Sweetened Crated Coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour your desired cake pans.

Measure all ingredients and keep them ready, Take
butter out of fridge before an hour to soften it.

Beat butter, sugar in a large bowl until they turn creamy Add in eggs. Beat on low speed of electric mixer until blended, then on high speed for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.

Combine and swift together flour, allspice, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl, and fold these dry ingredients alternately with liquid ingredients to be added to the batter mixture. Keep mixing while adding.

half of the raisins,walnuts and coconut. Do not to over-mix.

Pour into Prepared greased pan/pans.

Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes

RWCC1 Once the cake rises and gets the shape then remove from the oven and add the remaining raisins,walnuts and coconut on the top, cover it with foil,
shiny side up, and bake for the remaining time or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
RWCC2 Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.


Happy cook said...

Wow What a lovely delicious cake . I want to have few slices from it.
I love all the pictures they are just beautiful.
I have bookmarked to make them

Kalai said...

Gorgeous cake, Rina! :)

Asha said...

OMG! It looks even better inside!! Great dessert Rina, love the photos as well!:)

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Mansi Desai said...

that looks so pretty Rina! that marbled dough pic is simply great!:)

Rina said...

Thanks, Happy, Ashaji, Kalai and Mansi.

Dhivya said...

Wow!mouth watering cake...pic makes me drooling here

Vanamala said...

delicious cake rina ....

Passionate baker...& beyond said...

What a pretty, festive & flavoursome cake this is. Love the marbling...must have been delicious Rina!

Rina said...

Thanks friends, yes this cake was good..

Sreelu said...

Hey ra, you have something for you on my blog. This cake reminds me of christmas at your home

Aparna said...

That's a beautiful cake, Rina. And with coconut,too.

Meera said...

I loved it right away when u had posted the picture of the batter. Baked one looks even better. Delicious!!

Mona said...

The cake looks too good. The picture in which you have kept the batter in the mould is fab! Wanna have a piece from the picture :-)

Cynthia said...

That's a rich, beautiful looking cake.

Rina said...

Thanks everybody...

bee said...

that is a beautiful cake - both before baking, and after. must have been bursting with flavour.

Sig said...

Love the look of this cake Rina... The inside looks moist and yummy!

Shella said...

Rina the cake looks gorgeous. I would love a bite...

ANJALI J. said...

cake looks too good and delicious.