Chocolate Cake with Carob and Coconut

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Chocolate Cake with Carob and Coconut


1 cup cake flour
2 tablespoons carob powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons grated coconut
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 eggs
1 cup sugar (yellow)
3/4 cup sunflower oil
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon port wine


1Preheat oven to 350 F.
2Grease and flour a cake pan.
3Set aside.
4In a bowl, add the flour, baking powder, coconut, cocoa, and cinnamon.
5Mix well and set aside.
6In another bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar to a fluffy, whitish cream.
7Add the oil and mix well.
8Combine with the flour mixture and mix well.
9Mix in the hot milk and wine.
10Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
11Use a toothpick to check if it is cooked in the middle before removing from oven.
12Let cool slightly before unmolding.
13Sprinkle with coconut and garnish with strawberries or raspberries
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