Saturday, March 1, 2008

Coconut Cake

4oz butter
8oz castor sugar
4 eggs
4oz plain flour
1tsp baking powder
pinch salt
2tbls milk
6oz dry coconut
1/2tsp lime juice

Cream butter and half the sugar
Separate eggs beat the yolks and add to the mixture
Sift flour with baking powder
Add salt and slowly beat into the butter mixture alternately with the milk
line a 9 in baking tin with buttered paper
Put in batter
Beat egg whites very stiffly then add remaining sugar, the grated coconut and lime juice
Spread over the cake batter in tin and bake for approximately 45 minutes

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