1,1,1, ½ Cake - 4 Ingredients
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1,1,1, ½ Cake

Serves 8 people


  • 1 cup (120g) dessiccated coconut
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar
Citrus Frosting
  • 1 tablespoon (20g) butter
  • 3 tablespoons (60g) cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 1/2 cups (180g) icing sugar



  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix until just combined.
  • Pour the mixture into a baking paper lined loaf tin and bake for bake for 45 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to cool before icing.

Citrus Icing

  • Add the butter to a bowl and stir to soften.
  • Add cream cheese and beat well.
  • Add zest and sifted confectioner’s sugar (start with 1 cup and if you need more add slowly).
  • Continue to beat until icing is a nice smooth consistency.

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  • Sheree says:

    5 stars
    We make this cake all the time. It’s super easy for the kids to make by themselves. We have made a chocolate cake version, was ok. But my 12 year old son especially loves to make a banana cake version of it.

  • Belinda says:

    I love this cake it’s so easy to make and super moist.The house smells amazing.Easy to whip up when you have unexpected guests.

  • Deborah Donn-Patterson says:

    Love this delicious cake. So easy and quick. Cream cheese frosting with passion fruit just tops it off. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Franca Priorpr says:

    So soft and moist and tasty and easy.

  • BELINDA says:

    5 stars
    My first recipe I tried from 4 ingredients and my most family friends loved😉

  • JO says:

    5 stars
    Tried this recipe today and so delicious ….. Just confuse about the name of this cake but I named it Coconut Citrus Cake .

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