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Coconut Mounds

Ingredients for Coconut Mounds:
  • 8 oz. (250g.) self-raising flour
  • 6 oz. (185g.) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 oz. (250g.) castor sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • dessicated coconut
  • pineapple or strawberry jam (keep warm in a pan of hot water)
  1. Melt butter and leave to cool.
  2. Put sugar in a bowl and break eggs into it. Heat the bowl of eggs and sugar in a pot of warm water till lukewarm.
  3. Remove from heat and beat till thick but light and creamy.
  4. When cool, sift in flour and gradually fold it in.
  5. Add melted butter and lemon rind. Pour into muffin tins and bake 15 mins.
  6. Remove from oven and unmould. Coat each cake top and sides with a little warmed jam, then roll to coat over with dessicated coconut.
  7. Arrange on a plate and serve.
Source: Coconut Mounds cake