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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Delicious recipe for Portuguese sweet potato and coconut cake (receita de bolo de batata doce com coco) and it's very easy to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

 Portuguese Sweet Potato & Coconut Cake Recipe

Portuguese Sweet Potato & Coconut Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Sun, Apr 29, 2018, 05:32
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1 lb of sweet potato puree3 medium eggs5 tablespoons of softened butter1 and 1/4 cups of flour1 and 1/4 cups of sugar3/4 cup of coconut milk3/4 cup of grated coconut1 tablespoon of vanilla extract1 tablespoon of baking powder
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    1. In a blender, beat the egg yolks, butter, sugar and coconut milk until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
    2. Pour this mixture into a large bowl, add the vanilla extract, sweet potato puree, grated coconut, flour and stir with a wire whisk until well mixed.
    3. Beat the egg whites and gently add to the batter.
    4. Finally, add the baking powder and mix well. 
    5. Grease a cake form and sprinkle with flour, pour the batter into it and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C or 350°C for about 40 minutes or until goden brown.
    6. Remove the cake from the oven, let it cool and unmold.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: omelhorrestaurantedomundo.com *


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