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Recipe: Burmese Coconut Milk Cake

Check out this amazing recipe for Swegyi Sanwei Makin – a coconut milk cake popular in Burma.

This is sweet and can definitely be enjoyed as a dessert. Add some mango ice cream for an extra treat.  Luckily for you, the cake is also great if you like sweet breakfast treats.

The ingredients are simple and the cake is easy to make.

Bread flour 1 cup
Coconut milk 2 cup
Brown sugar 1 cup
Butter 2 table spoon
Egg 2
Salt 1 pinch
Coconut slice 1 pinch


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 320 °F
  2. Mix all the ingredients  and pour into a medium pan
  3. Stir mixture over medium heat for 15 mins until the ingredients becomes solid.
  4. Add coconut slice.
  5. Bake in the oven for 40-45 mins.

Hands-on time to make this cake is less than an hour. Give the cake time to cool before digging in.


Coconut Milk Cake