Chocolate Coconut Cake | Moist and Delicious Recipe


Quick and easy to make, this moist chocolate coconut cake recipe delivers perfect results every time. As an avid home baker this chocolate cake is super easy to make – great for a beginner and perfectly moist and delicious each and every time.

Quick Mix simple Chocolate cake recipe
Quick Mix Chocolate Coconut Dessert cake

If you are one of those people like myself who on occasion prefer to make something for afternoon tea, but don’t like to waste too much time fussing in the kitchen then a suite of quick mix easy recipes on the repertoire are be essential.

This cake will very quickly become one of your best chocolate cake recipes and as an added bonus it is such a simple chocolate cake recipe – you will love it.This chocolate cake has to be one of the best ever chocolate cake without actually using chocolate. Its chocolate taste comes from good quality cocoa powder. If your in Australia, I’d recommend Cadbury Bournville Cocoa, Plaistowe Cocoa or Nestle Baker’s Choice.

This cake is certainly a favourite for those hurried times, as it always comes out of the oven as it should each and every time and well, what’s not to love when you know you will make a great cake and only have only one bowl to clean-up afterwards.

chocolate coconut cake
Yield: 12 slices

Chocolate Coconut Cake | Moist and Delicious Recipe

A moist one-bowl chocolate cake, that is easy to make and will consistently give you a moist and tasty cake. How could you go wrong, chocolate and coconut go so well together.


  • 200g melted butter, must be liquid.
  • 3/4 cup sifted cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs medium
  • 1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 1 1/2 plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup milk, warmed - not boiled


Line 24cm round cake tin with greaseproof paper.

Baking Temperature 180 degree Celsius.

Preheat your oven to 180 degree Celsius. Place butter, cocoa, sugar and eggs in a bowl and whisk until well incorporated.

Add the coconut flour and baking powder into the butter mixture and with your hand whisk stir while you pour the milk. Whisk until smooth.

Pour into greased tin and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

The cooking time does vary slightly, depending on your kitchen temperature, oven strength and seal, ingredient temperature and measurement accuracy.

Allow to cool before removing from pan.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 318Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 222mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 2gSugar: 16gProtein: 5g

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Serving Suggestion top with chocolate icing as per picture.


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 4 reviews
 by Coconut

Amazing taste, lives up to its standards, extremely easy to make.

Thank you so much for letting me know you loved the recipe. This cake always turns out super for me, I'm glad it did for you as well

 by Paul

Moist and tasty cake - very easy to make too 👍

 by Paul

Great recipe. Easy to make and liked by all.

 by Anonymous
Great recipe

9 Comments Add yours

  1. So good Marina mou! Kalh evdomada 🙂

  2. nancyc says:

    This cake looks and sounds so good!

    1. Thank you, so glad you like.

  3. ZazaCook says:

    This cake looks super delicious! The combo of chocolate and coconut is just irresistible!

  4. I’m craving coconut right now. 😋

    1. Coconut and chocolate go so well together, and when its combined with great texture.. you have a winner.

  5. Looks delicious with combination of chocolate and coconut.

  6. Megala says:

    Looks so divine! I’m sure this soft, spongy & moist chocolate will astonish even the most die-hard chocolate lover.

  7. JoAnn says:

    Coconut and chocolate together is a match made in heaven.

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