Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake

Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake

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Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake | with step by step photos and video. This cake is a coconut lover’s dream! Layers of moist and tender almond cake, filled in with coconut milk, coconut shavings and whipped cream makes it super delicious. Moreover, it is topped with Raffaello Truffles, chopped almonds, chocolate curls and shredded coconut. It has a great texture and an amazing flavor.

Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake

What is a Raffaello?

If you’re a coconut fan and have never had a Raffaello in your life, you need to run (not walk) to the nearest store and get yourself some. You will not regret it. They are pure heaven!!

Raffaello is a coconut almond confection made by the Ferrero company. You may be familiar with its cousin, the Ferrero Rocher. The Raffaello contains no chocolate. It consists of a whole blanched almond surrounded by coconut cream in a crisp wafer shell, all covered in shredded coconut.

How to make Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake?

Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake | with step by step photos and video. This Almond coconut cake is one of the best cakes I’ve made lately and it is inspired by the Raffaello truffles, which are a great combination of a smooth milk cream filling around almonds, coated with crispy wafer and shredded coconut. It has a great texture and an amazing flavor, not too sweet, not too dry. A must try recipe.

Despite its appearance, making this cake is actually quite simple. Below, find a brief overview of the recipe before you get to baking. Firstly, make the almond base cake, and soak the cake layers in coconut milk. Finally, frost and decorate the cake layers. For making the almond base cake, you need to know how to make almond meal.

Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake

Course: DessertCuisine: internationalDifficulty: Medium
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Baking time

50

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

20

minutes

Raffaello Cake | Eggless Almond Coconut Cake | with step by step photos and video. This cake is a coconut lover’s dream!

Ingredients

  • Almond Base Cake
  • 3/4 cup Milk

  • 3/4 tbsp Vinegar

  • 1/4 cup Melted Butter/Oil

  • 3/4 cup Sugar

  • 3/4 cup Maida

  • 1/4 cup Almond Meal (Recipe: https://youtu.be/okBkmMRfwPI )

  • 1 tsp Baking Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda

  • A pinch of salt

  • Soaking the Cake (Syrup)
  • 1/4 cup thick Coconut Milk

  • 2 tsp Sugar

  • Whipped White Chocolate Cream for Layering
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream

  • 3/4 cup White Chocolate Chips

  • Cake Topping
  • Raffaello Chocolates

  • White chocolate Shavings

  • 1/4 cup Almond Slices

  • 1 cup Desiccated Coconut

Directions

  • Almond Base Cake
  • Firstly, preheat a kadai for 10 minutes over a low flame. Or preheat an oven for 10 minutes at 180 degree.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • In a bowl, add 3/4 cup Milk.
  • To this add 3/4 tbsp Vinegar. Mix well. Now curdled milk is ready.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Add in 1/4 cup melted butter or cooking oil and 3/4 cup Sugar. Mix & combine them well using a whisk.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Sieve in 3/4 cup Maida, 1/4 cup Almond Meal, , 1 tsp Baking Powder, 1/2 tsp Baking Soda and a pinch of salt.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Fold and form a smooth batter. Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Finally add in 1/2 tsp vanilla essence & give a smooth mix.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Now the batter is ready.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Transfer to a 7″ inch cake mold. Tap twice to remove the air bubbles.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Bake in a preheated kadai for 40 to 50 minutes over a low flame. Or in a preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes at 180 degree.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Insert a skewer and check if the cake is baked perfectly.
  • Allow to completely cool down for 3 to 4 hrs.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Once cooled, demold and cut into 2 equal halves.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Soaking the Cake (Syrup)
  • For the soaking, mix 1/4 cup thick coconut milk and 2 tsp sugar.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Spread over the cake layers.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Whipped White Chocolate Cream for Layering
  • Using the double boil method, melt 3/4 cup chocolate chips.
  • Once melted, add in 3/4 cup heavy cream & form a smooth paste.
  • Allow it to cool down in fridge for 1 hr.
  • Then using a beater, beat until stiff peaks. Now whipped cream is ready.
  • Layering
  • Start assembling the first layer of cake. Spread a layer of white chocolate whipped cream and some desiccated coconut.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Followed by second layer cake. Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Finally give a good coating of whipped cream all around.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Sprinkle desiccated coconut all over the cake. For the final touch, decorate the cake with almond slices & chocolates.Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut CakeRaffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake
  • Slice & enjoy the cake. Raffaello Cake Eggless Almond Coconut Cake

Recipe Video

Notes

  • If you need a high cake, use a 6″ inch pan.
  • Make sure your measurements are correct before starting to bake.
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