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Louise Cake
Louise Cake

Louise Cake

15 mins
10 mins

A traditional louise cake treat that will delight.

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  • Ingredients
  • Method



  • 125g butter, softened
  • ¾ cup Chelsea Caster Sugar or Chelsea Organic Raw Sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1¾ cup Edmonds Standard Grade Flour
  • 1½ tsp Edmonds Baking Powder


  • 2 large egg whites
  • ¼ cup Chelsea Caster Sugar
  • 1 cup long thread coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raspberry jam

Chelsea Products in Recipe

Caster Sugar

Caster Sugar

The fine crystal of Chelsea...
Organic Raw Sugar

Organic Raw Sugar

Chelsea Organic Sugar is an...

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Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease a 30cm x 20cm tin and line with baking paper.

In a bowl cream Tararua Butter and Chelsea Organic Raw Sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in one egg yolk at a time then sift in Edmonds Standard Grade Flour and Edmonds Baking Powder. Mix well until it resembles fine breadcrumbs then press mixture evenly into prepared tin.

Bake for 10 minutes then remove from the oven to cool for 5 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 180°C.

In a bowl beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Add the Chelsea Caster Sugar  a little at a time; continue to beat until the mixture is thick and glossy. Gently fold in the coconut and vanilla.

Spread the raspberry jam over the prepared base then spread coconut topping over and bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool in the tin then remove and cut into squares.

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