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Preparation time: Cooking time: Recipe makes:
15 minutes 25 minutes 12 portions
Kcals per portion
Protein per portion
421 5


110g Self-raising flour
1 pinch Salt
150g Caster sugar
100g Desiccated coconut
125g Butter, melted
125ml Whole milk
2 Eggs, beaten
1 tsp Vanilla extract
180g Pro-Cal Powder (12 sachets)
167g Icing sugar
1 tbs Butter
2 tbs Water, boiling
1 drop Pink food colouring
50g Desiccated coconut to decorate


1 Preheat oven to 180°C/fan 160C/gas mark 4.

2 Add the flour, salt, sugar, coconut, butter and Pro-Cal powder into a bowl. Mix with fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

3 Stir in the milk, eggs and vanilla extract and pour mixture into a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper, and bake for 25-30 minutes then remove from the oven to cool.

4 Meanwhile, to make the icing, place the icing sugar and butter into a bowl.

5 Pour in boiling water and mix to make a thick paste then add the pink food colouring and mix.

6 Spread the icing evenly over the top of the cooled cake and sprinkle with coconut.

ProCal Powder

Pro-Cal powder is a Food for Special Medical Purposes and must only be used under medical supervision. Pro-Cal powder is for the dietary management of disease related malnutrition. Suitable from 3 years of age onwards. Not suitable as a sole source of nutrition. Pro-Cal powder contains Milk (milk protein, skimmed milk powder). This recipe has been designed for the dietary management of conditions requiring additional energy and protein, such as disease related malnutrition. Refer to labels for allergens and other product information.