Cassava Cake with Coconut Flakes

Leilani Fulgencio

By
@leiladearest

Cassava cake is a traditional favorite in my home country of the Philippines. It is rich in calcium, iron, and potassium which makes it a nutritious addition to cakes and other deserts.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour (sifted)
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 stick
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
4
eggs (whole)
2 pkg
frozen grated cassava, 16 oz each (thawed)
1 can(s)
condensed milk
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
1 can(s)
coconut milk
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
coconut flakes
1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
2
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
3
Add one egg at a time and beat into mixture
4
Add grated cassava, condensed milk and vanilla extract and mix
5
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt to the cream mixture.
6
Alternate adding evaporated milk and coconut milk to ingredients. Beat on low speed just until combined.
7
Fold in the coconut flakes and cheese (optional) into mixture.
8
Pour into lightly greased cake pan and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
9
Cool for ten minutes and cut into bite size squares and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #coconut, #cassava, #flake