Coconut cake with dried apricots.

Coconut cake with dried apricots.

Coconut cake with dried apricots.

Unusual cake with unexpected combination of ingredients suitable as a treat even for those who adheres to a diet because it lacks the flour. Impregnated orange juice, dried apricots, combined with coconut and a thick layer of whipped cream will give you unforgettable pleasure.

We will need these ingredients:

For the dough:

• 6 eggs (yolks separated from the whites);
• Melkokristallichesky sugar - 100 g;
• Coconut - 125 g;
• Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp..

For the cream and decorations:

• 150 ml orange juice;
• 175 g dried apricots;
• Coconut - 125 g;
• Melkokristallichesky sugar - 125 g;
• 1 hour. L. lemon juice;
• Heavy Cream - 280 ml;
• 3 tbsp. l. grated fresh coconut pulp, lightly toasted (optional).


• Deep form (20.5 cm).

Cooking method:

1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Brush with butter and sprinkle with flour form. Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar in a thick light cream.

Carefully to mix coconut and vanilla extract. Whisk the whites separately in stable foam parts and enter in coconut weight. Bake for about 45 minutes. Let cool and cut into two cake.

2. Heat over low heat orange juice and put the apricots in it. Remove from heat and cover with a lid, let the dried apricots melted, until the cake is baked.

Sprinkle coconut cold water and set aside. Mix in a saucepan with 90 ml of water, sugar and lemon juice. Cook for 5 minutes to moisten the coconut, and a couple of minutes - the chips will become soft and creamy and the sugar has dissolved.

Put apricots on paper towels and pat dry. Whip the cream into the cream.

3. Assemble the cake: Spread half of coconut cream cake bottom, lay dried apricots, spread the remaining cream. Cover with second Korzh, obmazhte cake with whipped cream and garnish, if desired, fresh coconut.


If there is no fresh coconut, decorate the cake with thin strips of orange or lemon peel, or dried apricots as chopped.

Coconut cake with dried apricots.

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