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Whirl Unsalted Whirl
  • Course Types: Dessert
  • Serves: 16
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Dietary Type / Allergen Information
Dairy Free lrg
Suitable for Dairy Free
Nut Free lrg
Nut Free
Vegetarian lrg
Suitable for Vegetarians
Soy free lrg
Soya Free
Whirl Jam Coconut Sponge 02


  • 150g Unsalted Whirl Butter Alternative
  • 50ml coconut milk
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 180g desiccated coconut
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 200g strawberry or raspberry jam

Products Used: Unsalted Whirl

Unsalted whirl


  1. Pre-heat the oven to180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.

  2. Line a 25cm square baking tin and a baking tray with parchment paper.

  3. Place 100g of the desiccated coconut on the baking tray and bake for about 5 minutes until starting to brown. Remove from the oven and set to one side.

  4. Place the Unsalted Whirl Butter Alternative, flour, sugar, baking powder, eggs, coconut milk and vanilla essence in a large bowl and mix with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

  5. Stir in the remaining 80g of desiccated coconut and turn out into the prepared baking tin.

  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cake has risen and is golden brown. Insert a skewer to check the middle is cooked it should come out without clean.

  7. Remove the cake from the oven allow to cool for 5 minutes in the tin before turning out onto a cooling rack.

  8. When the cake has cooled spread the jam on top and finish with a scattering of the toasted desiccated coconut.

  9. Cut into squares and serve with some warm custard.

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