Individual Coconut Cakes

Preparation info
  • Makes


    individual cakes
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

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These snow-white little cakes are as delicious as any coconut confection I’ve ever tasted. It’s not necessary to clarify the butter for these. Unsweetened coconut is available both flaked or more finely ground. The flakes retain more moisture than the desiccated coconut does. Either may be used in this recipe, but if you use the flaked variety, pulse it in the food processor half a dozen times, not to grind it to a powder, but to reduce the flakes in size to about 3mm. Obviously this isn’t