Kentish Cake

This has to be the all time family favourite. Feel free to substitute other nuts for the peanuts and even try sultanas or a combination.


  • 2 tab dessicated coconut
  • 2 tab peanuts
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 125g butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 2 tab powdered cocoa


  1. Soak coconut and peanuts in ½ cup milk.
  2. Meanwhile, cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add 2 eggs and beat well.
  4. Add milk and coconut mixture alternately with 1 cup SR flour and 1 tab cocoa - stir until combined.
  5. Bake in greased and lined bar tin in a moderate oven until cake is cooked when tested.

Nice topped with chocolate butter icing.