Coconut Ice Yoghurt Cake

Last week I suggested to my youngest that I will make the kids a cake for an after school treat, her request was coconut and pink icing.  Yum, I am going through a coconut phase at the moment, love anything coconutty!! The kids absolutely loved this cake, the cake itself was really nice and light with a delicious yoghurt tang and the icing reminded me finger buns…. noms!

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Coconut Ice Yoghurt Cake

  • Author: Katrina
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Cake

Ingredients

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  • 125g butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup self raising flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 200g greek yoghurt
  • 2/3 cup milk

Icing

  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 drops (or to your liking) pink food colouring

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 160C, fan forced
  2. Grease a round cake pan
  3. Beat butter and sugar in electric mixer, until light and fluffy
  4. Add in eggs, milk and yoghurt, combine together
  5. Stir through flour and coconut until just combined
  6. Bake cake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through and golden
  7. Allow to stand in pan for 5 minutes then cool on wire rack

Icing

  1. Place all ingredients into bowl, use electric mixer to mix together
  2. Ice cake when completely cooled

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11 comments

Smaggle May 21, 2014 - 4:15 AM

This looks amazing! I love your coconut obsession. 🙂

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Savvy Spice May 21, 2014 - 4:29 PM

This looks so delicious!! I love Ice Cream cakes and coconut too because it’s such a light nice flavor especially in the summer!

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Rachel Keyte May 21, 2014 - 8:34 PM

Considering there’s raw egg in the icing, how long do you think this cake would keep? Or would it need refrigerating?

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Caroline Clancy May 22, 2014 - 11:55 AM

This was yummy but took over an hour to cook at 160 (fan-forced). I would do it at 180 next time, and then it would probably be the 40-45mins. I used berry yoghurt too, was delicious!

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Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella May 22, 2014 - 5:20 PM

OMG I love coconut ice! It was one of my favourite school fete treats 😀

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Katrina May 23, 2014 - 5:18 PM

love food that brings back childhood memories!

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Kylie June 8, 2014 - 7:50 PM

Katrina, I love the sound of this recipe, I think I will make this with my little ones tomorrow. They keep asking for cake. I am the same as you and love coconut.

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Alina Milczarek August 8, 2014 - 1:18 AM

Looks nice will make it today

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Lucy @ Bake Play Smile March 24, 2015 - 5:15 PM

Oh yes I love coconut too!! Mmm good old finger buns – I;m definitely going to have to try this one!

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife March 26, 2015 - 8:37 AM

It is really lovely with a cuppa.:)

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Cinderella April 20, 2016 - 7:04 PM

It was dark when I woke. This is a ray of suihnnse.

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