Pol Cake

2016 Nov 11

Cooking with Aunty D.

Why go for your typical butter cake or chocolate cake when you can enjoy a delicious Pol Cake! It’s full of Lankan flavours and is a delight for your palette! Get baking!


  • Grated Coconut 500 g
  • Flour 150 g
  • Treacle 2 cups
  • Sugar 100 g
  • Vanilla 2 tsp
  • Margarine 200 g 
  • Roasted Cumin
  • Cardamom (optional)
  • Cashews
  • Baking powder 2 tsp
  • Baking soda  1/2 tsp


  1. Make panipol using grated coconut, treacle and sugar.
  2. When the panipol is cooked, remove from the cooker and allow it to cool.
  3. Add margarine, flour, baking powder and baking soda to the panipol and mix until there are no lumps.
  4. Pour this mixture into the baking tray and bake for 1 hour (gas mark 4).

Aunty D. is a full time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!