Coconut and Lemon Gateau

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Coconut and Lemon Gateau
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Health Score:
Health Score
4,0 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
843
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie843 kcal(40 %)
Protein7.05 g(7 %)
Fat41.85 g(36 %)
Carbohydrates113.4 g(76 %)
Sugar added77.55 g(310 %)
Roughage1.54 g(5 %)
Vitamin A323.6 mg(40,450 %)
Vitamin D0.93 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E2.69 mg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁0.26 mg(26 %)
Vitamin B₂0.31 mg(28 %)
Niacin2.9 mg(24 %)
Vitamin B₆0.06 mg(4 %)
Folate73.91 μg(25 %)
Pantothenic acid0.37 mg(6 %)
Biotin0.71 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.57 μg(19 %)
Vitamin C4.38 mg(5 %)
Potassium129.21 mg(3 %)
Calcium210.56 mg(21 %)
Magnesium18.24 mg(6 %)
Iron2.27 mg(15 %)
Iodine25.09 μg(13 %)
Zinc0.62 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids27.76 g
Cholesterol141.78 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggmilksaltlemon

Ingredients

for
1
For the cake
1 cup
2 cups
4
eggs (beaten)
1 cup
3 cups
2 ½ tablespoons
½ teaspoon
1 teaspoon
2 cups
For the lemon buttercream
1 cup
4 ½ cups
4 tablespoons
1
lemon (finely grated zest)
To decorate
1 cup

Preparation steps

1.
For the cake: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Grease and line the bases of 3 x 23cm|9" cake tins.
2.
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and creamy.
3.
Gradually beat in the eggs and milk, alternately with a spoonful of flour, until blended.
4.
Sift in the remaining flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. Gently stir in the vanilla and coconut.
5.
Spoon into the tins and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tins for 10 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
6.
For the lemon buttercream: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat well until smooth. Gradually beat in the lemon juice and zest until smooth. Stir in a few drops of yellow colouring.
7.
Sandwich the 3 cakes with a layer of lemon buttercream. Spread the remaining buttercream over the top and sides of the cake.
8.
To decorate: press the coconut flakes into the buttercream