African cake with coconut and orange
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've been burning my tooth for this pie, but doubted I wondered, how many oranges will it take for me to squeeze 400 ml of orange juice?!! It turned out, not so much, only took 5 pieces. And now the cake is ready! Go!
Ingredients for African cake with coconut and orange
- Flour - 225 g
- Butter - 250 g
- Coconut shavings - 120 g
- Almonds - 120 g
- Powdered sugar - 50 g
- Chicken egg - 4 PCs
- Orange zest - 1 piece
- Orange juice - 400 ml
- Leavening agent - 1/2 tsp.
- Cinnamon - 1 tsp.
- Sugar - 200 g
- Petals - 20 g
Step by step instruction of cooking African cake with coconut and orange
To make a cake we need 5 oranges, medium size, 3 for the dough and 2 for impregnation.
From one of orange peel to erase. Of three oranges juiced, all we need is 250 ml.
Now to prepare the products to have everything at hand.
Soak the coconut in orange juice for 20 minutes. Almond pour boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain and rinse the nuts with cold water. Clean them from the skin and dry it in the microwave for three minutes, stirring every minute, or in the oven. Then grind the almonds in a grinder into very fine crumbs.
Grease a round detachable shape with a diameter of 23-24 cm, the bottom is better to lay baking paper.
The oven to turn on at 160*C.
Beat the butter, sugar and grated lemon rind in a magnificent mass.
Add the eggs, one at a time, each time whisking until smooth.
On top of the egg-oil mixture sift the flour with baking powder and cinnamon, mix well.
Then add the coconut and juice together
And the ground almonds. Mix gently.
Put the dough into the prepared pan and sprinkle chopped almonds.
Bake 45-55 minutes until dry toothpick.
10 minutes until ready to make pie impregnation. From remaining 2 oranges to squeeze the juice, mix it with the sugar in a small saucepan, stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
Then increase the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the syrup thickens. Carefully remove the foam.
The finished cake remove from the oven, in a number of techniques to throw a pie syrup, each time letting it fully absorb.
Cool cake in the form.
Then remove the cake from the mold and can be served with tea.