Louise Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by 4low housewife

Very popular old favourite in New Zealand.

Top Review by LilKiwiChicken

This is a great recipe - I have fond memories of my nana making it when I was younger. I doubled the base recipe and made this in a bigger tin, cooking time was still the same. I also used home made jam (3 berry), which was runny-ish so spread across the base well. My favourite part is the yummy coconut topping blending sublimely with the tangy jam. This also tastes great with any berry or currant jam. Thanks for posting this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add yolks then sifted flour and baking powder.
  3. mix - press into small slice tray or roll out onto greased baking tray.
  4. Spread with Raspberry Jam.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  6. Fold in sugar and coconut.
  7. Spread over Jam.
  8. Bake 30minutes at 180celcius.

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