toto - Jamaican coconut cake

Toto – Coconut Cake Recipe

Course Cakes & pastries
Cuisine Jamaican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Author ChefSian


  • 1 C. sugar
  • 3 C. flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon* substitute 1 tsp SweetSpice for cinnamon and nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg*
  • C. grated coconut or dry coconut flakes
  • ¼ lb. butter softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • C. milk or coconut milk


  • Preheat oven to 375°
    Place dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well to combine. mix until butter until it is fully absorbed and the mixture is sandy. Slowly stir in the vanilla and milk. Continue mixing for 2 to 3 minutes until batter is evenly mixed. Pour mixture into a glass rectangular 8” x 12” or round 9” baking pan. Bake in center of oven at 375° for about 35 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the center to check for doneness. If toothpick is not clean return cake to the oven. Check every 5 minutes for doneness. Once the cake is fully baked, remove from the oven and place it on a cooling rack to cool. Store in a cool dark area at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerate for up to 7 days.


* substitute 1 tsp Sweet Spice Dessert Accent in place of Cinnamon and nutmeg


Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg