Coconut Cake Rolls with Leavened Dough

➡️ Searching for easy coconut cake recipes in 2023? On this website, you’ll find out how to make coconut rolls from scratch in 23 steps at home. Most of you surely think of a Swiss roll when you read the title of this page. This is the most famous version of a rolled cake, but there are also many other delicious recipes that involve rolling the cake.

➡️ Yeast cakes are very popular in my family and therefore I often bake them. At one point, I wanted to improvise and make a new recipe and the result is this very tasty recipe. My coconut cake recipe with an old-fashioned aura helps you bake an easy homemade cake with simple ingredients like leavened dough and coconut cream of vanilla pudding.

➡️ Even if the recipe is based on the leavened dough, you don’t have to worry that it’s difficult to make. The time required is longer, as with any cake with leavened dough, but the result is worth all your effort and time. Watch the cake-baking video below and learn how to make coconut roll cake using the ultimate homemade coconut roll recipe from scratch!

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How to Make Coconut Cake Rolls from Scratch

What ingredients do you need to make coconut cake rolls?

Homemade Leavened Dough

1) 300 ml/10 fl oz of cow milk + 500 ml/17 fl oz for cream
2) 1 tsp of salt
3) 1 tsp of granulated sugar + 100 g/3.5 oz for cream
4) 2 tbsp of sunflower oil
5) 25 g/0.9 oz of fresh yeast
6) 1 tbsp of all-purpose flour + some more for worktop + 500 g/17.5 oz for dough
7) 2 eggs, separated
8) 1 tsp of vanilla extract
9) 50 g/1.8 oz of butter at room temperature, cubed
10) 40 g/1.4 oz of vanilla pudding powder
11) 100 g/3.5 oz of coconut flakes + some more for garnishing
12) 3 tbsp of honey
13) 3 tbsp of hot water

How to make coconut rolls from scratch?

Coconut Cake Rolls with Leavened Dough

1) warm 300 ml/10 fl oz of milk up, add salt, 1 tsp of sugar, sunflower oil, and fresh yeast, then combine the ingredients
2) add flour, then mix, cover the dish, and wait about 10 minutes
3) sift flour and place it into a bowl
4) break and separate eggs, then place yolks over the flour
5) add vanilla extract, then pour milk with activated yeast
6) add butter and combine ingredients well by hand until you get a smooth dough
7) place dough on a floured surface and knead it for 2-3 minutes just like in the video
8) cover the dough with foil and wait to leaven for about 1 hour
9) place vanilla pudding into a saucepan, then add 100 g/3.5 oz of sugar
10) pour gradually 500 ml/17 fl oz of milk over pudding powder while stirring continuously
11) boil pudding as instructed on the package until you get a cream
12) cover pudding with foil and wait to cool at room temperature
13) place leavened dough on a floured surface, then stretch it into a sheet of about 2 cm/0.8 inches in thickness
14) place coconut flakes over pudding when cold, then combine ingredients well
15) stretch coconut cream over the dough in a uniform layer
16) roll filled dough as tight as possible
17) slice the roll up into pieces of about 2-finger width
18) place cake pieces on a tray with baking paper, leave some space between them for growth during baking
19) cover the tray and wait to leaven the dough for about 15 minutes
20) place the tray in the preheated oven at 180 C/360 F for about 30-40 minutes or until the coconut cake roll turns golden brown
21) just before the cake is ready, combine honey with hot water and mix ingredients well up
22) take the tray out of the oven, brush the cake with honey, then sprinkle it with some coconut flakes
23) wait until the cake cools to room temperature

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Final Notes for the Coconut Cake Rolls Recipe

➡️ There are available relatively few homemade cake recipes including coconut flakes. I offer you this coconut cake recipe based on an old-fashioned roll cake recipe prepared by my grandma.

➡️ With this coconut roll cake recipe you’ll be able to make a homemade coconut cake with fantastic flavors and textures!

➡️ When the cake is ready, the fluffy dough combines with the creamy vanilla custard and coconut flavors, so you can imagine the unique savor that will delight your taste buds!

➡️ Even if there is necessary some time to make this homemade cake, the final result is worth the effort and your family and guests will be pleasantly surprised by the mesmerizing taste of this homemade coconut cake.

➡️ Enjoy baking coconut cake rolls from scratch! For additional info, read more about different coconut cake types here.

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