Danish Dream Cake (Drømmekage)
Old-fashioned recipe for Danish Dream Cake (Droemmekage). This cake has been made for generations and is very delicious. If you only have to make one traditional Danish cake - this dream cake should be it!
Nordic cake, Nordic dessert
(or vanilla essence)
Whisk eggs and sugar until light and fluffy in a bowl.
Melt the butter using a saucepan or microwave oven. Add the milk to the saucepan and stir. Add it to the bowl with eggs and sugar.
In a separate bowl; mix together all-purpose flour, vanilla sugar (essence) and baking powder. Add to the other bowl, and mix it all together into a smooth batter.
Line a baking pan (about 25x35 cm - 10x14 inch) with baking paper and pour the batter in it.
Bake the cake at 200 C (400 F) for about 20-25 minutes. When the cake is in the oven, prepare the coconut topping.
Coconut topping; melt the butter in a saucepan.
Add the milk and the brown sugar and let it simmer for about a minute.
Add the coconut flakes and mix it well.
When the cake has been in the oven for about 20-25 minutes. Take it out and pour the coconut mixture over the it. Use a knife to spread the topping evenly.
Bake the cake for another 10 minutes and it should be done. Let it cool off before serving it.
Recipe found on NordicFoodLiving.com