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Bhath Cake /Goan Bhath Cake /Bhath cake with Coconut Crumble and Bhath Caake with Caramel Crunch

Updated: Nov 24, 2023

The cocnut crumble and the caramel crunch adds a fantastic twist to the simple Bhath cake. A delicious crunch and flavour .


200 gms sugar

100 gms desiccated coconut

100 gms fine semolina (rawa)

3 eggs

1/4 tsp rose essence

2 tbsp butter

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup water

1tbsp warm water

Make a thin sugar syrup with 1/2 cup water. Add fine semolina and keep stirring

Then add desiccated coconut and butter. Mix for 1/2 minute

Allow to cool. Once cooled.

Add the beaten eggs and essence to the mixture mix well. Add 1/4 tsp baking powder to 1 tbsp warm water. Mix well. Put this batter into a baking dish.

For the Coconut Crumble

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

1/2 cup plain flour

90 gms chilled unsalted butter

Mix all this with the chilled butter to make a crumb like mixture

Spread this mixture onto the top of the cake batter Evenly. Place the cherries on the top of the crumble. Bake at 180 degrees till done.

For the Caramel Crunch

1/4 cup soft brown sugar

2 cups cornflakes lightly crushed

2 tbsp unsalted butter


Heat butter in a small pan over low heat until just melted

Remove from the heat , add in the crushed cornflakes and brown sugar. mix well

Sprinkle over the cake batter.

if u want more crunch to the cake just double the quantity, except reduce butter to 1 tsp.

bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 40 to 45 mins or until done.

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