|Place of origin||Angola|
|Main ingredients||Eggs, coconut|
|Cookbook:Cocada amarela Cocada amarela|
Originating from Angola, cocada amarela is a heavy dessert made principally from eggs and coconut and has a distinctive yellow colour due to the large quantity of eggs used. The name, cocada amarela, literally means yellow cocada.
As a former Portuguese colony, cocada amarela is highly influenced by Portuguese pastries, known for the large quantities of egg yellow in traditional recipes.
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