Cinnamon coconut marble loaf cake

Cinnamon coconut marble loaf cake


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About this recipe: A coconut, brown sugar and cinnamon mixture are swirled through cake batter to make this delicious moist loaf cake.


Serves: 12 

  • 40g desiccated coconut
  • 50g soft brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 240g soured cream
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23x 13x7cm loaf tin.
  2. Stir together coconut, brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl until fluffy. Stir in oil and caster sugar; blend in soured cream. Combine flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and stir until combined. Pour 1/2 the cake mixture into the prepared tin. Sprinkle 1/2 the cinnamon mixture over cake batter in the tin. Top with remaining cake batter by putting dollops here and there. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon mixture over top. Cut through batter with a knife to give a swirling, marbled effect.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let loaf stand for 10 minutes in the tin then remove to a wire cooling rack.

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