A three-layered cake, reminiscent of the beloved ‘3-bit’ style, is a delectable and visually appealing dessert. This recipe guides you through creating a delightful cake with layers of flavor and texture.


For the Cake Layers:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

For the Filling and Topping:

  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup chocolate ganache or melted chocolate
  • Additional desiccated coconut for decoration


For the Cake Layers:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour three round cake pans.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk, and mix until smooth.
  6. Divide the batter equally among the prepared cake pans. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool completely on wire racks.

Assembling the Cake:

  1. Once the cake layers are cooled, place the first layer on a serving plate.
  2. Spread a generous layer of sweetened condensed milk over the top.
  3. Sprinkle a layer of desiccated coconut over the condensed milk.
  4. Place the second cake layer on top and repeat the process of layering condensed milk and coconut.
  5. Finally, place the third cake layer and cover the top with chocolate ganache or melted chocolate.
  6. Sprinkle desiccated coconut over the chocolate topping for decoration.

Health Benefits and Taste Delights:

  1. Layered Goodness: Each bite of this three-layered cake brings together moist cake layers, creamy condensed milk, coconut, and rich chocolate for a delightful contrast of flavors.
  2. Visual Appeal: The contrasting layers and coconut-chocolate topping make this cake visually appealing for any occasion.

This three-layered cake, resembling the ‘3-bit’ style, offers a wonderful amalgamation of flavors and textures, perfect for celebrations or special gatherings.

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