Coconut Syrup Cake

Recipe by Susie T

My friend's Greek neighbor gave this recipe to her. I tried this cake and had to ask her for the recipe, so here it is.

Top Review by Daisy Boo

It didn't turn out as I had expected. The cake mixture was fluffy and I wasn't able to pour it into the tin. I'm not sure what went wrong.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt milk and butter together in a saucepan over low heat.
  2. In a bowl mix in sugar and eggs, baking powder, and milk mixture.
  3. Mix in coconut and flour until thick and creamy.
  4. Transfer mixture into a greased rectangular tray about 5 cm deep.
  5. Bake at 180°C for about 40 minutes.
  6. Timings may vary.
  7. Cut into square slices whilst still in tray and pour over syrup.
  8. SYRUP--Boil for approximately 20 minutes and pour on top of cake while still hot.
  9. Let the cake sit until cooled before eating.
  10. Cake may appear as though it is over saturated but this is the way the cake is meant to be.
  11. When cake is cooled the syrup becomes absorbed by the cake.

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