Saturday, December 26, 2009

Goan Coconut Cake – Baath (Bat’k)

·         3 fresh grated coconuts
·         ½ kg semolina
·         1kg sugar
·         8 eggs (beaten)
·         250 grams ghee or butter (room temperature)
·         1 tsp baking powder
·         1tsp vanilla essence or nutmeg (powdered)
·         8 cardamoms (powdered)

Grind the coconut along with the beaten eggs, sugar, cardamoms and the nutmeg (powdered). In another blow, mix semolina and baking powder. Now mix both the grinded coconut and the semolina along with the ghee well and let it sit for at least 4-5 hours.

Grease the baking tray with butter or ghee and pour the mixture on the baking tray. Preheat the oven for 5 min for better result, set the oven on 180 degree centigrade and let the cake to bake for 40 min. To test if the cake is baked, Peirce knife until deep, if the knife comes out clean then the cake is done. Remove and cool it.